[jax-rs-spec users] [jsr339-experts] Re: OSGI support

From: Marek Potociar <>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 21:11:58 +0100

Hi Sastry,
JAX-RS 2.0 will most likely not address OSGi deployments. Feel free to file a new JIRA issue for that though.


On 12/10/2011 02:09 AM, Sastry Malladi wrote:
> I've a question on how we intend to support JAX-RS based resources deployed in an OSGI container.
> For example, the JAX-RS container itself (e.g jersey or other implementations) will be packaged as an OSGI bundle.
> Individual resource applications will also be packaged and deployed as OSGI bundles. However, these application bundles
> may have some provider classes that are to be loaded by the JAX-RS container, but it has no access to them. Typically we
> set-up the dependency from application to JAX-RS bundle, but not the other way around.
> We have addressed this kind of a problem internally through some offline registration mechanism, but wanted to know what
> is the official JAX-RS spec way to do this ?
> thanks,
> Sastry