|author||konrad.r <konrad.r>||2004-10-11 21:29:25 +0000|
|committer||konrad.r <konrad.r>||2004-10-11 21:29:25 +0000|
TITLE: CMPI Interfaces have not been marked as Experimental DESCRIPTION: Adding a section explaing reasons for not including CMPI header files in the OpenPegasus SDK.
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@@ -4,6 +4,22 @@ CMPI Providers in a nutshell
Viktor Mihajlovski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Nov 14th 2003
+Pegasus 2.4 *NEWS*
+The CMPI header files are being standardized and will be (or by the time you
+read this, already are) frozen. However, the Pegasus 2.4 release is done
+earlier than the anticipated date for freezing the CMPI standard.
+Hence to not provide the developer with a possibly not-frozen interface,
+the CMPI header files are not shipped as part of the SDK (openwbem-devel RPM).
+But they are part of the CVS and source tarball. Please visit
+to retrieve the frozen CMPI files.
+Build CMPI from sources
The Common Manageability Programming Interface (CMPI) has been integrated into
Pegasus as a pluggable provider manager.
@@ -12,6 +28,9 @@ For CMPI enablement, set the following environment variables prior to make:
If you plan to write your own CMPI providers you are kindly referred to the
WBEMSource homepage where the draft specification document for CMPI resides.
You can find at http://www.wbemsource.org/doc.tpl?CALLER=index.tpl&gdid=3712 .
@@ -19,6 +38,10 @@ If you are looking for samples you should have a look at the SBLIM project.
The packages prefixed by the string sblim-cmpi contain CMPI providers for
various classes. See http://www-124.ibm.com/developerworks/projects/sblim .
+Registering CMPI providers with Pegasus
Once you have a CMPI provider library you want to register it with Pegasus.
How? Well it's almost the same as for C++ providers. The only difference is
that the Provider.Interface property must be set to "CMPI".