Auto-Provisioning OSGi Features: The Basics
Recently, during a software project, we decided to deliver an application via OSGi inside a ServiceMix container. In order to do that, we chose to provision a “feature”, allowing the customer to install the entire application through a simple URL.
Doing so raised some interesting problems. How do you deploy a versioned “feature” file to a Nexus repository? And how do you automate the versioning of the bundles contained within it?
Our solution to that problem is the topic for this blog series.
Part 1/3 : The Basics
Turning your “features.xml” into a feature template
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