Feature #3328

Feature request: produce OSGi bundle of Saxon HE

Added by Carlo D about 3 years ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

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Dear Saxon HE developers

It would be great if the JAR distribution on were an OSGi bundle.

I would gladly produce a patch, if I knew where the current open source repository is located.

It is not maintained in, that is for sure.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks for providing a great XML / XSLT library for Java.




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Has duplicate Saxon - Feature #1502: Include OSGi header in the Saxon-HE jarDuplicate2012-04-26

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#1 Updated by Michael Kay about 3 years ago

See also #1502.

As discussed in that thread 5 years ago, my primary concern here is testing and support. It's great that you're prepared to contribute the changes needed to the product, but I want to understand what we have to tell our users about how to take advantage of the new feature, and I want to know what tests we have to run to ensure that the changes to the product have the desired effect.

The (Subversion) repository for Saxon-HE is linked to from It only holds released versions and patches, not the version under development.

#2 Updated by Michael Kay almost 3 years ago

  • Has duplicate Feature #1502: Include OSGi header in the Saxon-HE jar added

#3 Updated by Michael Kay over 2 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

Reclassifying as a requested feature, not a bug.

#4 Updated by Martin Lichtin over 2 years ago

Hi Michael, here's an example showing how simple it is to make a JAR OSGi-ready:

Neither testing nor support I believe is a concern, as Saxon is already used since years in OSGi environments.

#5 Updated by O'Neil Delpratt over 1 year ago

  • Description updated (diff)
  • Assignee set to O'Neil Delpratt

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