[jboss-dev] jboss-metadata-* compatibility with latest state of jboss-metadata-common

Jaikiran Pai jpai at redhat.com
Tue Dec 15 02:09:23 EST 2009

As discussed yesterday, i'll do the necessary changes wherever 
appropriate, to bring in the latest jboss-metadata-common. As a first 
step, i am going to release a new Alpha of jboss-metadata-common so that 
other sub components can start depending on this.

Jaikiran Pai wrote:
> With EE6 specific things being added to jboss-metadata, i see that the 
> current state of jboss-metadata-common 
> (http://anonsvn.jboss.org/repos/jbossas/projects/metadata/common/trunk) 
> is no longer backward compatible (new methods being added to existing 
> interfaces). I believe at some point of time before 6.0.0.M2 is 
> released, there will be a release of this jboss-metadata-common project 
> and integrated to JBoss AS (although i don't exactly know what the plan 
> is). As a result, all dependent metadata projects (like 
> jboss-metadata-ejb, jboss-metadata-ear etc...) will have to do any 
> necessary changes to be compatible with this newer version of 
> jboss-metadata-common.
> Specifically, these projects need to make sure that they are compatible 
> with the newer version:
> - jboss-metadata-ejb (EJB3 team will take care of this)
> - jboss-metadata-rar
> - jboss-metadata-ear
> - jboss-metadata-client
> - jboss-metadata-web
> I was planning to file JIRAs for individual components in the JBMETA 
> JIRA project, but except for jboss-metadata-ejb, the others don't have 
> owners. So who's looking after these components these days? Alexey?
> P.S: With the new metadata split and with each metadata component now 
> having it own SVN location and release cycle, should there be separate 
> JIRA projects for each of these? Or is it better manageable with a 
> single JIRA project and multiple components?
> regards,
> -Jaikiran
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