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OTEquinox/Config Ini

Revision as of 11:53, 30 July 2012 by Stephan.cs.tu-berlin.de (Talk | contribs) (Mandatory declarations:)

OT-Specific Declarations in config.ini

The file configuration/config.ini contains fundamental settings for an OSGi installation. OT/Equinox adds a few additional declarations to this file, which are described here.

Mandatory declarations:

Adding mandatory declarations to the file config.ini is done through the "touchpoint" mechanism of the p2 provisioning system, so everything happens automatically while installing the OTDT. This section only gives background for those who want to know what's going on behind the scenes.

  • osgi.hook.configurators.include=org.objectteams.eclipse.transformer.hook.HookConfigurator
    osgi.framework.extensions=org.objectteams.eclipse.transformer.hook

    These two declarations announce the OT/J bytecode transformers to the OSGi framework, by using the hooks described in Adaptor Hooks.
  •  osgi.classloader.lock=classname
This line is also recommended in order to tell the framework to use a new locking strategy for all classloaders, which is known to work best for OT/Equinox.
  • ot.equinox=1
This simple flag is needed to tell the OTRE that it runs inside OSGi.

Optional application specific declarations

See Forced Export

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