About Knopflerfish 2 - an OSGi R4 v4.01 distributionKnopflerfish 2 is an implementation of the OSGi R4 specifications This includes the:
- Core Specification
- Service Compendium
Additionally, all Knopflerfish bundles from the 1.x version is included in the 2.x release.
The Knopflerfish 2 version, implementing OSGi R4 version has been released and is available for download.
With this release, the KF framework is feature complete in all OSGi R4 mandatory parts. Of the optional parts only some security items remain. All other parts are implemented and fully functional.
The desktop and framework commands have been updated in a number of ways to reflect new features in R4. The
The table below lists the features in KF3.
|Core Specification - OSGi framework|
|Security Layer||In Progress||Full||Note! no keystore integration yet|
|Module Layer||Done||Full||To use the extension bundle support you need to use a wrapper script that will restart framework when needed. An example shell-script is included (OSGi/KF2).|
|Life Cycle Layer||Done||Full|
|Framework Services||Done||Full||Start Level, Permission Admin and URL Handler services have been updated to conform to R4 added new Conditional Permission Admin service.|
|Declarative Services||Done||Full||New in R4|
|Event Admin||Done||Full||New in R4|
|Console, Framework Commands||Done||NA||New commands: closure, resolve, findbundles. The output of the bundles command has been changed (fragments and hosts are indicated, last modified is listed in verbose output, it is possible to sort on last modified)|
|KF Desktop||Done||NA||Fragments, hosts and required bundles are listed on the Closure tab. Symbolic name and last modified information is displayed on the Manifest tab.|