[hibernate-dev] Require OSGi 4.3 for ORM?
steve at hibernate.org
Tue Mar 19 11:11:09 EDT 2013
Definitely should be targetting 4.3 imho
On Mar 19, 2013 10:09 AM, "Brett Meyer" <brmeyer at redhat.com> wrote:
> During initial discussions about ORM in OSGi , we had targeted OSGi
> 4.2. However, in order to completely handle bundle scanning , we need
> an API that was not introduced until OSGi 4.3 (BundleWiring). There's
> nothing like it in 4.2 and it's not easily/reliably replaced. Although I
> believe 4.2 is still used in the community, most containers/runtimes
> (including JBoss OSGi) now support 4.3 and (very soon) 5.0.
> We're obviously not interested in branching hibernate-osgi to support
> multiple OSGi versions. Although 4.2 is still used, should we require 4.3?
> Without the ability to exhaustively and reliably scan the bundles for
> resources, our capabilities are limited anyway. Further, if a user still
> requires 4.2, they can always wrap Hibernate as an OSGi bundle in any of
> the legacy methods.
>  https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-7527
>  https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-7993
> Brett Meyer
> Red Hat Software Engineer, Hibernate
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