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Re: [equinox-dev] Two bundles contributing to one package?


Perhaps you're looking for Fragment Bundles?  From the Core spec:

Fragments are bundles that are attached to a host bundle by the Framework.
Attaching is done as part of resolving: the Framework appends the relevant
definitions of the fragment bundles to the host's definitions before the host
is resolved. Fragments are therefore treated as part of the host; they must not
have their own class loader.

In your case, it seems that B would be a fragment of A.

Also, you might look at Require-Bundle and the case of a split
package, which is defined as "a package which does not have a single
provider, but the contents can come from different bundles."


On 4/6/06, John Wells <jwells@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Can I have two bundles which contribute to a single package?
> In other words, can I have:
> 1.  A bundle A that exports package com.foo with class A
> 2.  A bundle B that exports package com.foo with class B
> 3.  Have a bundle C that imports com.foo and gets access to both A and B
> ?
> It doesn't seem like I can do this...
> I've tried the following:
> In BundleA I had the following:
> Export-Package: com.foo;name=A
> In BundleB I had the following:
> Import-Package: com.foo;name=A
> Export-Package: com.foo;name=B
> In BundleC I have the following:
> Import-Package: com.foo;name=B
> Bundle C does not resolve!?!
> John Wells (Aziz)
> jwells@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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