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[linuxtools-dev] [Fwd: Re: Java D-Bus OSGi]

Matt's not on our list so forwarding.

-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Matthew Johnson <dbus@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Andrew Overholt <overholt@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Cc: linuxtools-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx, linux-distros-dev
> <linux-distros-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: Re: Java D-Bus OSGi
> Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 16:13:50 +0100
> On Mon Apr 06 10:18, Andrew Overholt wrote:
> > Hi Matthew,
> > integrating the Eclipse update manager with PackageKit.  We also plan to
> > improve our OProfile launching functionality by using ConsoleKit.  We'd
> > obviously like to use D-Bus for these things so your Java D-Bus
> > implementation is what we would use.
> That would be awesome.
> > As an project, in order for us to make use of Java D-Bus it
> > has to be a part of the Eclipse Orbit project.  Orbit is basically just
> > a collection of "OSGi-ified" JARs that have been cleared be Eclipse
> > legal for use by projects.  In an ideal world the upstream
> > project -- you, in this case -- would ship with OSGi metadata itself so
> > Orbit wouldn't have to create potentially incorrect OSGi information.
> > Have you ever considered adding OSGi metadata to your MANIFEST.MF
> > file(s)? 
> Actually, you're not the the only person to have emailed me about this.
> Assuming it's just adding manifest entries then sure, that can certainly
> be done, particularly if it'll help other people. You'll have to give me
> the details though, I've not used it before.
> > (Of course, as an project we will still need to
> > get Java D-Bus cleared by legal but that's technically irrelevant :)
> Please tell me if you have any issues, I may well be happy to change the
> licence a bit assuming it's a reasonable request.
> Matt

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