February 01, 2011
Mark Wielaard: New GPG key.
Finally created a new GPG key using gnupg. The old one was a DSA/1024 bits one and 8 years old. The new one is a RSA/2048 bits one. I will use the new one in the future to sign any release tarballs I might create. pub 2048R/57816A6A 2011-01-29 Key f...
February 01, 2011
Andrew Hughes: [SECURITY] IcedTea6 1.7.8, 1.8.5, 1.9.5 Released!.
We are pleased to announce a new set of security releases, IcedTea6 1.7.8, IcedTea6 1.8.5 and IcedTea6 1.9.5.
This update contains the following security updates:
The IcedTea project provides a harness to build the source code from OpenJDK6 u...
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Automated deployment with Cargo and Maven - a short primer
Cargo is a versatile library that lets you manage, and deploy applications to, a variety of application servers. In this article, we look at how to use Cargo with Maven.
If you are starting from scratch, you can use an Archetype to create a Cargo-enabled web application:
mvn archetype:create -DarchetypeGroupId=org.codehaus.cargo
Or it is easy to add to an existing configuration - just add the cargo-maven2-plugin to your pom file.
The default configuration will deploy the application to an embedded Jetty server:
Then just run mvn cargo:start.
However Cargo is designed for deployment, and does not support rapid lifecycle development - use the ordinary Jetty plugin for that.
Deploying to a Tomcat instance
You can run your integration tests against a Tomcat server that Cargo will initialize and configure for the occasion - this is referred to as 'standalone' mode:
Cargo will create a base directory (think CATALINA_BASE) in a directory that you specify. It will use the Tomcat home directory that you provide. At each installation, Cargo will destroy and recreate the base directory.
You can a...
Date: December, 28 2009