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Interface Constants


public interface Constants

Defines standard names for the OSGi environment system properties, service properties, and Manifest header attribute keys.

The values associated with these keys are of type String, unless otherwise indicated.

Since:
1.1
Version:
$Id: 6d07a4c3e29a5cd93b3daf0f9fcdab5472b357f6 $
Consumers of this API must not implement this interface

Field Summary
static java.lang.String ACTIVATION_LAZY
          Bundle activation policy declaring the bundle must be activated when the first class load is made from the bundle.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's activation policy.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_ACTIVATOR
          Manifest header attribute identifying the bundle's activator class.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_CATEGORY
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's category.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_CLASSPATH
          Manifest header identifying a list of directories and embedded JAR files, which are bundle resources used to extend the bundle's classpath.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_CONTACTADDRESS
          Manifest header identifying the contact address where problems with the bundle may be reported; for example, an email address.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_COPYRIGHT
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's copyright information.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_DESCRIPTION
          Manifest header containing a brief description of the bundle's functionality.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_DOCURL
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's documentation URL, from which further information about the bundle may be obtained.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION
          Manifest header identifying the base name of the bundle's localization entries.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION_DEFAULT_BASENAME
          Default value for the Bundle-Localization manifest header.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_MANIFESTVERSION
          Manifest header identifying the bundle manifest version.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NAME
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's name.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE
          Manifest header identifying a number of hardware environments and the native language code libraries that the bundle is carrying for each of these environments.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_LANGUAGE
          Manifest header attribute identifying the language in which the native bundle code is written specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSNAME
          Manifest header attribute identifying the operating system required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSVERSION
          Manifest header attribute identifying the operating system version required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_PROCESSOR
          Manifest header attribute identifying the processor required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_REQUIREDEXECUTIONENVIRONMENT
          Deprecated. As of 1.6. Replaced by the osgi.ee capability.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's symbolic name.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME_ATTRIBUTE
          Manifest header attribute identifying the symbolic name of a bundle that exports a package specified in the Import-Package manifest header.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_UPDATELOCATION
          Manifest header identifying the location from which a new bundle version is obtained during a bundle update operation.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_VENDOR
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's vendor.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_VERSION
          Manifest header identifying the bundle's version.
static java.lang.String BUNDLE_VERSION_ATTRIBUTE
          Manifest header attribute identifying a range of versions for a bundle specified in the Require-Bundle or Fragment-Host manifest headers.
static java.lang.String DYNAMICIMPORT_PACKAGE
          Manifest header identifying the packages that the bundle may dynamically import during execution.
static java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_ACTIVE
          Manifest header directive value identifying a capability that is effective at active time.
static java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying the effective time of the provided capability.
static java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_RESOLVE
          Manifest header directive value identifying a capability that is effective at resolve time.
static java.lang.String EXCLUDE_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying a list of classes to exclude in the exported package..
static java.lang.String EXPORT_PACKAGE
          Manifest header identifying the packages that the bundle offers to the Framework for export.
static java.lang.String EXPORT_SERVICE
          Deprecated. As of 1.2.
static java.lang.String EXTENSION_BOOTCLASSPATH
          Manifest header directive value identifying the type of extension fragment.
static java.lang.String EXTENSION_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying the type of the extension fragment.
static java.lang.String EXTENSION_FRAMEWORK
          Manifest header directive value identifying the type of extension fragment.
static java.lang.String FILTER_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying the capability filter specified in the Require-Capability manifest header.
static java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_ALWAYS
          Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of always.
static java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying if and when a fragment may attach to a host bundle.
static java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_NEVER
          Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of never.
static java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_RESOLVETIME
          Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of resolve-time.
static java.lang.String FRAGMENT_HOST
          Manifest header identifying the symbolic name of another bundle for which that the bundle is a fragment.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BEGINNING_STARTLEVEL
          Framework launching property specifying the beginning start level of the framework.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BOOTDELEGATION
          Framework launching property identifying packages for which the Framework must delegate class loading to the parent class loader of the bundle.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION
          Framework launching property specifying whether multiple bundles having the same symbolic name and version may be installed.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MANAGED
          Specifies the framework must consult the bundle collision hook services to determine if it will be an error to install a bundle or update a bundle to have the same symbolic name and version as another installed bundle.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MULTIPLE
          Specifies the framework will allow multiple bundles to be installed having the same symbolic name and version.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_SINGLE
          Specifies the framework will only allow a single bundle to be installed for a given symbolic name and version.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT
          Framework launching property specifying the parent class loader type for all bundle class loaders.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_APP
          Specifies to use the application class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_BOOT
          Specifies to use of the boot class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_EXT
          Specifies to use the extension class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_FRAMEWORK
          Specifies to use the framework class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_COMMAND_ABSPATH
          Specified the substitution string for the absolute path of a file.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_EXECPERMISSION
          Framework launching property specifying an optional OS specific command to set file permissions on extracted native code.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_EXECUTIONENVIRONMENT
          Deprecated. As of 1.6. Replaced by the osgi.ee capability.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_LANGUAGE
          Framework launching property identifying the Framework implementation language (see ISO 639 for possible values).
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_LIBRARY_EXTENSIONS
          Framework launching property specifying a comma separated list of additional library file extensions that must be used when a bundle's class loader is searching for native libraries.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_OS_NAME
          Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's operating system.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_OS_VERSION
          Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's operating system version number.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_PROCESSOR
          Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's processor name.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SECURITY
          Framework launching property specifying the type of security manager the framework must use.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SECURITY_OSGI
          Specifies that a security manager that supports all security aspects of the OSGi core specification including postponed conditions must be installed.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE
          Framework launching property specifying the persistent storage area used by the framework.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN
          Framework launching property specifying if and when the persistent storage area for the framework should be cleaned.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN_ONFIRSTINIT
          Specifies that the framework storage area must be cleaned before the framework is initialized for the first time.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES
          Framework launching property identifying capabilities which the system bundle must provide.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES_EXTRA
          Framework launching property identifying extra capabilities which the system bundle must additionally provide.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES
          Framework launching property identifying packages which the system bundle must export.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES_EXTRA
          Framework launching property identifying extra packages which the system bundle must export from the current execution environment.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_TRUST_REPOSITORIES
          Framework launching property specifying the trust repositories used by the framework.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_UUID
          Framework environment property identifying the Framework's universally unique identifier (UUID).
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_VENDOR
          Framework environment property identifying the Framework implementation vendor.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_VERSION
          Framework environment property identifying the Framework version.
static java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_WINDOWSYSTEM
          Framework launching property specifying the current windowing system.
static java.lang.String IMPORT_PACKAGE
          Manifest header identifying the packages on which the bundle depends.
static java.lang.String IMPORT_SERVICE
          Deprecated. As of 1.2.
static java.lang.String INCLUDE_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying a list of classes to include in the exported package.
static java.lang.String MANDATORY_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying names of matching attributes which must be specified by matching Import-Package statements in the Export-Package manifest header.
static java.lang.String OBJECTCLASS
          Service property identifying all of the class names under which a service was registered in the Framework.
static java.lang.String PACKAGE_SPECIFICATION_VERSION
          Deprecated. As of 1.3. This has been replaced by VERSION_ATTRIBUTE.
static java.lang.String PROVIDE_CAPABILITY
          Manifest header identifying the capabilities that the bundle offers to provide to other bundles.
static java.lang.String REMOTE_CONFIGS_SUPPORTED
          Service property identifying the configuration types supported by a distribution provider.
static java.lang.String REMOTE_INTENTS_SUPPORTED
          Service property identifying the intents supported by a distribution provider.
static java.lang.String REQUIRE_BUNDLE
          Manifest header identifying the symbolic names of other bundles required by the bundle.
static java.lang.String REQUIRE_CAPABILITY
          Manifest header identifying the capabilities on which the bundle depends.
static java.lang.String RESOLUTION_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying the resolution type in the Import-Package, Require-Bundle or Require-Capability manifest header.
static java.lang.String RESOLUTION_MANDATORY
          Manifest header directive value identifying a mandatory resolution type.
static java.lang.String RESOLUTION_OPTIONAL
          Manifest header directive value identifying an optional resolution type.
static java.lang.String SELECTION_FILTER_ATTRIBUTE
          Manifest header attribute is used for selection by filtering based upon system properties.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_DESCRIPTION
          Service property identifying a service's description.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_CONFIGS
          Service property identifying the configuration types that should be used to export the service.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS
          Service property identifying the intents that the distribution provider must implement to distribute the service.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS_EXTRA
          Service property identifying the extra intents that the distribution provider must implement to distribute the service.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTERFACES
          Service property marking the service for export.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_ID
          Service property identifying a service's registration number.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_IMPORTED
          Service property identifying the service as imported.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_IMPORTED_CONFIGS
          Service property identifying the configuration types used to import the service.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_INTENTS
          Service property identifying the intents that this service implement.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_PID
          Service property identifying a service's persistent identifier.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_RANKING
          Service property identifying a service's ranking number.
static java.lang.String SERVICE_VENDOR
          Service property identifying a service's vendor.
static java.lang.String SINGLETON_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying whether a bundle is a singleton.
static java.lang.String SUPPORTS_BOOTCLASSPATH_EXTENSION
          Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports bootclasspath extension bundles.
static java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_EXTENSION
          Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports framework extension bundles.
static java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_FRAGMENT
          Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports fragment bundles.
static java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_REQUIREBUNDLE
          Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports the Require-Bundle manifest header.
static java.lang.String SYSTEM_BUNDLE_LOCATION
          Location identifier of the OSGi system bundle , which is defined to be "System Bundle".
static java.lang.String SYSTEM_BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME
          Alias for the symbolic name of the OSGi system bundle .
static java.lang.String USES_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying a list of packages that an exported package or provided capability uses.
static java.lang.String VERSION_ATTRIBUTE
          Manifest header attribute identifying the version of a package specified in the Export-Package or Import-Package manifest header.
static java.lang.String VISIBILITY_DIRECTIVE
          Manifest header directive identifying the visibility of a required bundle in the Require-Bundle manifest header.
static java.lang.String VISIBILITY_PRIVATE
          Manifest header directive value identifying a private visibility type.
static java.lang.String VISIBILITY_REEXPORT
          Manifest header directive value identifying a reexport visibility type.
 

Field Detail

SYSTEM_BUNDLE_LOCATION

static final java.lang.String SYSTEM_BUNDLE_LOCATION
Location identifier of the OSGi system bundle , which is defined to be "System Bundle".

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SYSTEM_BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME

static final java.lang.String SYSTEM_BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME
Alias for the symbolic name of the OSGi system bundle . It is defined to be "system.bundle".

Since:
1.3
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BUNDLE_CATEGORY

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_CATEGORY
Manifest header identifying the bundle's category.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_CLASSPATH

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_CLASSPATH
Manifest header identifying a list of directories and embedded JAR files, which are bundle resources used to extend the bundle's classpath.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_COPYRIGHT

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_COPYRIGHT
Manifest header identifying the bundle's copyright information.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_DESCRIPTION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_DESCRIPTION
Manifest header containing a brief description of the bundle's functionality.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_NAME

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NAME
Manifest header identifying the bundle's name.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE
Manifest header identifying a number of hardware environments and the native language code libraries that the bundle is carrying for each of these environments.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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EXPORT_PACKAGE

static final java.lang.String EXPORT_PACKAGE
Manifest header identifying the packages that the bundle offers to the Framework for export.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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EXPORT_SERVICE

static final java.lang.String EXPORT_SERVICE
Deprecated. As of 1.2.
Manifest header identifying the fully qualified class names of the services that the bundle may register (used for informational purposes only).

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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IMPORT_PACKAGE

static final java.lang.String IMPORT_PACKAGE
Manifest header identifying the packages on which the bundle depends.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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DYNAMICIMPORT_PACKAGE

static final java.lang.String DYNAMICIMPORT_PACKAGE
Manifest header identifying the packages that the bundle may dynamically import during execution.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.2
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IMPORT_SERVICE

static final java.lang.String IMPORT_SERVICE
Deprecated. As of 1.2.
Manifest header identifying the fully qualified class names of the services that the bundle requires (used for informational purposes only).

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_VENDOR

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_VENDOR
Manifest header identifying the bundle's vendor.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_VERSION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_VERSION
Manifest header identifying the bundle's version.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_DOCURL

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_DOCURL
Manifest header identifying the bundle's documentation URL, from which further information about the bundle may be obtained.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_CONTACTADDRESS

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_CONTACTADDRESS
Manifest header identifying the contact address where problems with the bundle may be reported; for example, an email address.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_ACTIVATOR

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_ACTIVATOR
Manifest header attribute identifying the bundle's activator class.

If present, this header specifies the name of the bundle resource class that implements the BundleActivator interface and whose start and stop methods are called by the Framework when the bundle is started and stopped, respectively.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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BUNDLE_UPDATELOCATION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_UPDATELOCATION
Manifest header identifying the location from which a new bundle version is obtained during a bundle update operation.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

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PACKAGE_SPECIFICATION_VERSION

static final java.lang.String PACKAGE_SPECIFICATION_VERSION
Deprecated. As of 1.3. This has been replaced by VERSION_ATTRIBUTE.
Manifest header attribute identifying the version of a package specified in the Export-Package or Import-Package manifest header.

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_PROCESSOR

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_PROCESSOR
Manifest header attribute identifying the processor required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).

The attribute value is encoded in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header like:

     Bundle-NativeCode: http.so ; processor=x86 ...
 

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSNAME

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSNAME
Manifest header attribute identifying the operating system required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).

The attribute value is encoded in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header like:

     Bundle-NativeCode: http.so ; osname=Linux ...
 

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSVERSION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_OSVERSION
Manifest header attribute identifying the operating system version required to run native bundle code specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header).

The attribute value is encoded in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header like:

     Bundle-NativeCode: http.so ; osversion="2.34" ...
 

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_LANGUAGE

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_NATIVECODE_LANGUAGE
Manifest header attribute identifying the language in which the native bundle code is written specified in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header. See ISO 639 for possible values.

The attribute value is encoded in the Bundle-NativeCode manifest header like:

     Bundle-NativeCode: http.so ; language=nl_be ...
 

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BUNDLE_NATIVECODE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_REQUIREDEXECUTIONENVIRONMENT

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_REQUIREDEXECUTIONENVIRONMENT
Deprecated. As of 1.6. Replaced by the osgi.ee capability.
Manifest header identifying the required execution environment for the bundle. The service platform may run this bundle if any of the execution environments named in this header matches one of the execution environments it implements.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.2
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BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME
Manifest header identifying the bundle's symbolic name.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.3
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SINGLETON_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String SINGLETON_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying whether a bundle is a singleton. The default value is false.

The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-SymbolicName manifest header like:

     Bundle-SymbolicName: com.acme.module.test; singleton:=true
 

Since:
1.3
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BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME, Constant Field Values

FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying if and when a fragment may attach to a host bundle. The default value is always.

The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-SymbolicName manifest header like:

     Bundle-SymbolicName: com.acme.module.test; fragment-attachment:="never"
 

Since:
1.3
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BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME, FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_ALWAYS, FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_RESOLVETIME, FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_NEVER, Constant Field Values

FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_ALWAYS

static final java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_ALWAYS
Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of always. A fragment attachment type of always indicates that fragments are allowed to attach to the host bundle at any time (while the host is resolved or during the process of resolving the host bundle).

The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-SymbolicName manifest header like:

     Bundle-SymbolicName: com.acme.module.test; fragment-attachment:="always"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_RESOLVETIME

static final java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_RESOLVETIME
Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of resolve-time. A fragment attachment type of resolve-time indicates that fragments are allowed to attach to the host bundle only during the process of resolving the host bundle.

The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-SymbolicName manifest header like:

     Bundle-SymbolicName: com.acme.module.test; fragment-attachment:="resolve-time"
 

Since:
1.3
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FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_NEVER

static final java.lang.String FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_NEVER
Manifest header directive value identifying a fragment attachment type of never. A fragment attachment type of never indicates that no fragments are allowed to attach to the host bundle at any time.

The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-SymbolicName manifest header like:

     Bundle-SymbolicName: com.acme.module.test; fragment-attachment:="never"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
FRAGMENT_ATTACHMENT_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION
Manifest header identifying the base name of the bundle's localization entries.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.3
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BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION_DEFAULT_BASENAME, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION_DEFAULT_BASENAME

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION_DEFAULT_BASENAME
Default value for the Bundle-Localization manifest header.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
BUNDLE_LOCALIZATION, Constant Field Values

REQUIRE_BUNDLE

static final java.lang.String REQUIRE_BUNDLE
Manifest header identifying the symbolic names of other bundles required by the bundle.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.3
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BUNDLE_VERSION_ATTRIBUTE

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_VERSION_ATTRIBUTE
Manifest header attribute identifying a range of versions for a bundle specified in the Require-Bundle or Fragment-Host manifest headers. The default value is 0.0.0.

The attribute value is encoded in the Require-Bundle manifest header like:

     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; bundle-version="1.1"
     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; bundle-version="[1.0,2.0)"
 

The bundle-version attribute value uses a mathematical interval notation to specify a range of bundle versions. A bundle-version attribute value specified as a single version means a version range that includes any bundle version greater than or equal to the specified version.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
REQUIRE_BUNDLE, Constant Field Values

FRAGMENT_HOST

static final java.lang.String FRAGMENT_HOST
Manifest header identifying the symbolic name of another bundle for which that the bundle is a fragment.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.3
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SELECTION_FILTER_ATTRIBUTE

static final java.lang.String SELECTION_FILTER_ATTRIBUTE
Manifest header attribute is used for selection by filtering based upon system properties.

The attribute value is encoded in manifest headers like:

     Bundle-NativeCode: libgtk.so; selection-filter="(ws=gtk)"; ...
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
BUNDLE_NATIVECODE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_MANIFESTVERSION

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_MANIFESTVERSION
Manifest header identifying the bundle manifest version. A bundle manifest may express the version of the syntax in which it is written by specifying a bundle manifest version. Bundles exploiting OSGi Release 4, or later, syntax must specify a bundle manifest version.

The bundle manifest version defined by OSGi Release 4 or, more specifically, by version 1.3 of the OSGi Core Specification is "2".

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

VERSION_ATTRIBUTE

static final java.lang.String VERSION_ATTRIBUTE
Manifest header attribute identifying the version of a package specified in the Export-Package or Import-Package manifest header.

The attribute value is encoded in the Export-Package or Import-Package manifest header like:

     Export-Package: org.osgi.framework; version="1.1"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXPORT_PACKAGE, IMPORT_PACKAGE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME_ATTRIBUTE

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_SYMBOLICNAME_ATTRIBUTE
Manifest header attribute identifying the symbolic name of a bundle that exports a package specified in the Import-Package manifest header.

The attribute value is encoded in the Import-Package manifest header like:

     Import-Package: org.osgi.framework; bundle-symbolic-name="com.acme.module.test"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
IMPORT_PACKAGE, Constant Field Values

RESOLUTION_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String RESOLUTION_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying the resolution type in the Import-Package, Require-Bundle or Require-Capability manifest header. The default value is mandatory.

The directive value is encoded in the Import-Package, Require-Bundle or Require-Capability manifest header like:

     Import-Package: org.osgi.framework; resolution:="optional"
     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; resolution:="optional"
     Require-Capability: com.acme.capability; resolution:="optional"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
IMPORT_PACKAGE, REQUIRE_BUNDLE, REQUIRE_CAPABILITY, RESOLUTION_MANDATORY, RESOLUTION_OPTIONAL, Constant Field Values

RESOLUTION_MANDATORY

static final java.lang.String RESOLUTION_MANDATORY
Manifest header directive value identifying a mandatory resolution type. A mandatory resolution type indicates that the import package, require bundle or require capability must be resolved when the bundle is resolved. If such an import, require bundle or require capability cannot be resolved, the module fails to resolve.

The directive value is encoded in the Import-Package, Require-Bundle or Require-Capability manifest header like:

     Import-Package: org.osgi.framework; resolution:="mandatory"
     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; resolution:="mandatory"
     Require-Capability: com.acme.capability; resolution:="mandatory"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
RESOLUTION_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

RESOLUTION_OPTIONAL

static final java.lang.String RESOLUTION_OPTIONAL
Manifest header directive value identifying an optional resolution type. An optional resolution type indicates that the import, require bundle or require capability is optional and the bundle may be resolved without the import, require bundle or require capability being resolved. If the import, require bundle or require capability is not resolved when the bundle is resolved, the import, require bundle or require capability may not be resolved until the bundle is refreshed.

The directive value is encoded in the Import-Package, Require-Bundle or Require-Capability manifest header like:

     Import-Package: org.osgi.framework; resolution:="optional"
     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; resolution:="optional"
     Require-Capability: com.acme.capability; resolution:="optional"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
RESOLUTION_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

USES_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String USES_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying a list of packages that an exported package or provided capability uses.

The directive value is encoded in the Export-Package or Provide-Capability manifest header like:

     Export-Package: org.osgi.util.tracker; uses:="org.osgi.framework"
     Provide-Capability: com.acme.capability; uses:="com.acme.service"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXPORT_PACKAGE, PROVIDE_CAPABILITY, Constant Field Values

INCLUDE_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String INCLUDE_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying a list of classes to include in the exported package.

This directive is used by the Export-Package manifest header to identify a list of classes of the specified package which must be allowed to be exported. The directive value is encoded in the Export-Package manifest header like:

     Export-Package: org.osgi.framework; include:="MyClass*"
 

This directive is also used by the Bundle-ActivationPolicy manifest header to identify the packages from which class loads will trigger lazy activation. The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-ActivationPolicy manifest header like:

     Bundle-ActivationPolicy: lazy; include:="org.osgi.framework"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXPORT_PACKAGE, BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY, Constant Field Values

EXCLUDE_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String EXCLUDE_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying a list of classes to exclude in the exported package..

This directive is used by the Export-Package manifest header to identify a list of classes of the specified package which must not be allowed to be exported. The directive value is encoded in the Export-Package manifest header like:

     Export-Package: org.osgi.framework; exclude:="*Impl"
 

This directive is also used by the Bundle-ActivationPolicy manifest header to identify the packages from which class loads will not trigger lazy activation. The directive value is encoded in the Bundle-ActivationPolicy manifest header like:

     Bundle-ActivationPolicy: lazy; exclude:="org.osgi.framework"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXPORT_PACKAGE, BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY, Constant Field Values

MANDATORY_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String MANDATORY_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying names of matching attributes which must be specified by matching Import-Package statements in the Export-Package manifest header.

The directive value is encoded in the Export-Package manifest header like:

     Export-Package: org.osgi.framework; mandatory:="bundle-symbolic-name"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXPORT_PACKAGE, Constant Field Values

VISIBILITY_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String VISIBILITY_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying the visibility of a required bundle in the Require-Bundle manifest header. The default value is private.

The directive value is encoded in the Require-Bundle manifest header like:

     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; visibility:="reexport"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
REQUIRE_BUNDLE, VISIBILITY_PRIVATE, VISIBILITY_REEXPORT, Constant Field Values

VISIBILITY_PRIVATE

static final java.lang.String VISIBILITY_PRIVATE
Manifest header directive value identifying a private visibility type. A private visibility type indicates that any packages that are exported by the required bundle are not made visible on the export signature of the requiring bundle.

The directive value is encoded in the Require-Bundle manifest header like:

     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; visibility:="private"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
VISIBILITY_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

VISIBILITY_REEXPORT

static final java.lang.String VISIBILITY_REEXPORT
Manifest header directive value identifying a reexport visibility type. A reexport visibility type indicates any packages that are exported by the required bundle are re-exported by the requiring bundle. Any arbitrary arbitrary matching attributes with which they were exported by the required bundle are deleted.

The directive value is encoded in the Require-Bundle manifest header like:

     Require-Bundle: com.acme.module.test; visibility:="reexport"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
VISIBILITY_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

EXTENSION_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String EXTENSION_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying the type of the extension fragment.

The directive value is encoded in the Fragment-Host manifest header like:

     Fragment-Host: system.bundle; extension:="framework"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
FRAGMENT_HOST, EXTENSION_FRAMEWORK, EXTENSION_BOOTCLASSPATH, Constant Field Values

EXTENSION_FRAMEWORK

static final java.lang.String EXTENSION_FRAMEWORK
Manifest header directive value identifying the type of extension fragment. An extension fragment type of framework indicates that the extension fragment is to be loaded by the framework's class loader.

The directive value is encoded in the Fragment-Host manifest header like:

     Fragment-Host: system.bundle; extension:="framework"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXTENSION_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

EXTENSION_BOOTCLASSPATH

static final java.lang.String EXTENSION_BOOTCLASSPATH
Manifest header directive value identifying the type of extension fragment. An extension fragment type of bootclasspath indicates that the extension fragment is to be loaded by the boot class loader.

The directive value is encoded in the Fragment-Host manifest header like:

     Fragment-Host: system.bundle; extension:="bootclasspath"
 

Since:
1.3
See Also:
EXTENSION_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY

static final java.lang.String BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY
Manifest header identifying the bundle's activation policy.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.4
See Also:
ACTIVATION_LAZY, INCLUDE_DIRECTIVE, EXCLUDE_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

ACTIVATION_LAZY

static final java.lang.String ACTIVATION_LAZY
Bundle activation policy declaring the bundle must be activated when the first class load is made from the bundle.

A bundle with the lazy activation policy that is started with the START_ACTIVATION_POLICY option will wait in the STARTING state until the first class load from the bundle occurs. The bundle will then be activated before the class is returned to the requester.

The activation policy value is specified as in the Bundle-ActivationPolicy manifest header like:

       Bundle-ActivationPolicy: lazy
 

Since:
1.4
See Also:
BUNDLE_ACTIVATIONPOLICY, Bundle.start(int), Bundle.START_ACTIVATION_POLICY, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_VERSION

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_VERSION
Framework environment property identifying the Framework version.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_VENDOR

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_VENDOR
Framework environment property identifying the Framework implementation vendor.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_LANGUAGE

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_LANGUAGE
Framework launching property identifying the Framework implementation language (see ISO 639 for possible values).

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_OS_NAME

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_OS_NAME
Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's operating system.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_OS_VERSION

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_OS_VERSION
Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's operating system version number.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_PROCESSOR

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_PROCESSOR
Framework launching property identifying the Framework host-computer's processor name.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_EXECUTIONENVIRONMENT

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_EXECUTIONENVIRONMENT
Deprecated. As of 1.6. Replaced by the osgi.ee capability.
Framework launching property identifying execution environments provided by the Framework.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.2
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BOOTDELEGATION

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BOOTDELEGATION
Framework launching property identifying packages for which the Framework must delegate class loading to the parent class loader of the bundle.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES
Framework launching property identifying packages which the system bundle must export.

If this property is not specified then the framework must calculate a reasonable default value for the current execution environment.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES_EXTRA

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES_EXTRA
Framework launching property identifying extra packages which the system bundle must export from the current execution environment.

This property is useful for configuring extra system packages in addition to the system packages calculated by the framework.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMPACKAGES, Constant Field Values

SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_EXTENSION

static final java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_EXTENSION
Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports framework extension bundles.

As of version 1.4, the value of this property must be true. The Framework must support framework extension bundles.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

SUPPORTS_BOOTCLASSPATH_EXTENSION

static final java.lang.String SUPPORTS_BOOTCLASSPATH_EXTENSION
Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports bootclasspath extension bundles.

If the value of this property is true, then the Framework supports bootclasspath extension bundles. The default value is false.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_FRAGMENT

static final java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_FRAGMENT
Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports fragment bundles.

As of version 1.4, the value of this property must be true. The Framework must support fragment bundles.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_REQUIREBUNDLE

static final java.lang.String SUPPORTS_FRAMEWORK_REQUIREBUNDLE
Framework environment property identifying whether the Framework supports the Require-Bundle manifest header.

As of version 1.4, the value of this property must be true. The Framework must support the Require-Bundle manifest header.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.3
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SECURITY

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SECURITY
Framework launching property specifying the type of security manager the framework must use. If not specified then the framework will not set the VM security manager.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_SECURITY_OSGI, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SECURITY_OSGI

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SECURITY_OSGI
Specifies that a security manager that supports all security aspects of the OSGi core specification including postponed conditions must be installed.

If this value is specified and there is a security manager already installed, then a SecurityException must be thrown when the Framework is initialized.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_SECURITY, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_STORAGE

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE
Framework launching property specifying the persistent storage area used by the framework. The value of this property must be a valid file path in the file system to a directory. If the specified directory does not exist then the framework will create the directory. If the specified path exists but is not a directory or if the framework fails to create the storage directory, then framework initialization must fail. The framework is free to use this directory as it sees fit. This area can not be shared with anything else.

If this property is not set, the framework should use a reasonable platform default for the persistent storage area.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN
Framework launching property specifying if and when the persistent storage area for the framework should be cleaned. If this property is not set, then the framework storage area must not be cleaned.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN_ONFIRSTINIT, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN_ONFIRSTINIT

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_STORAGE_CLEAN_ONFIRSTINIT
Specifies that the framework storage area must be cleaned before the framework is initialized for the first time. Subsequent inits, starts or updates of the framework will not result in cleaning the framework storage area.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_LIBRARY_EXTENSIONS

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_LIBRARY_EXTENSIONS
Framework launching property specifying a comma separated list of additional library file extensions that must be used when a bundle's class loader is searching for native libraries. If this property is not set, then only the library name returned by System.mapLibraryName(String) will be used to search. This is needed for certain operating systems which allow more than one extension for a library. For example, AIX allows library extensions of .a and .so, but System.mapLibraryName(String) will only return names with the .a extension.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_EXECPERMISSION

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_EXECPERMISSION
Framework launching property specifying an optional OS specific command to set file permissions on extracted native code. On some operating systems, it is required that native libraries be set to executable. This optional property allows you to specify the command. For example, on a UNIX style OS, this property could have the following value.
 chmod +rx ${abspath}
 
The ${abspath} is used by the framework to substitute the actual absolute file path.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_COMMAND_ABSPATH

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_COMMAND_ABSPATH
Specified the substitution string for the absolute path of a file.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_EXECPERMISSION, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_TRUST_REPOSITORIES

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_TRUST_REPOSITORIES
Framework launching property specifying the trust repositories used by the framework. The value is a java.io.File.pathSeparator separated list of valid file paths to files that contain key stores. Key stores of type JKS must be supported and other key store types may be supported. The framework will use the key stores as trust repositories to authenticate certificates of trusted signers. The key stores are only used as read-only trust repositories to access public keys. No passwords are required to access the key stores' public keys.

Note that framework implementations are allowed to use other trust repositories in addition to the trust repositories specified by this property. How these other trust repositories are configured and populated is implementation specific.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_WINDOWSYSTEM

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_WINDOWSYSTEM
Framework launching property specifying the current windowing system. The framework should provide a reasonable default if this is not set.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BEGINNING_STARTLEVEL

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BEGINNING_STARTLEVEL
Framework launching property specifying the beginning start level of the framework.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
"Core Specification, Starting the Framework.", Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT
Framework launching property specifying the parent class loader type for all bundle class loaders. Default value is boot.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_BOOT, FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_EXT, FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_APP, FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_FRAMEWORK, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_BOOT

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_BOOT
Specifies to use of the boot class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_EXT

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_EXT
Specifies to use the extension class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_APP

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_APP
Specifies to use the application class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders. Depending on how the framework is launched, this may refer to the same class loader as FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_FRAMEWORK.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_FRAMEWORK

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_FRAMEWORK
Specifies to use the framework class loader as the parent class loader for all bundle class loaders. The framework class loader is the class loader used to load the framework implementation. Depending on how the framework is launched, this may refer to the same class loader as FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT_APP.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BUNDLE_PARENT, Constant Field Values

OBJECTCLASS

static final java.lang.String OBJECTCLASS
Service property identifying all of the class names under which a service was registered in the Framework. The value of this property must be of type String[].

This property is set by the Framework when a service is registered.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

SERVICE_ID

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_ID
Service property identifying a service's registration number. The value of this property must be of type Long.

The value of this property is assigned by the Framework when a service is registered. The Framework assigns a unique value that is larger than all previously assigned values since the Framework was started. These values are NOT persistent across restarts of the Framework.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

SERVICE_PID

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_PID
Service property identifying a service's persistent identifier.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

A service's persistent identifier uniquely identifies the service and persists across multiple Framework invocations.

By convention, every bundle has its own unique namespace, starting with the bundle's identifier (see Bundle.getBundleId()) and followed by a dot (.). A bundle may use this as the prefix of the persistent identifiers for the services it registers.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

SERVICE_RANKING

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_RANKING
Service property identifying a service's ranking number.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type Integer.

The service ranking is used by the Framework to determine the natural order of services, see ServiceReference.compareTo(Object), and the default service to be returned from a call to the BundleContext.getServiceReference(Class) or BundleContext.getServiceReference(String) method.

The default ranking is zero (0). A service with a ranking of Integer.MAX_VALUE is very likely to be returned as the default service, whereas a service with a ranking of Integer.MIN_VALUE is very unlikely to be returned.

If the supplied property value is not of type Integer, it is deemed to have a ranking value of zero.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

SERVICE_VENDOR

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_VENDOR
Service property identifying a service's vendor.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

SERVICE_DESCRIPTION

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_DESCRIPTION
Service property identifying a service's description.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method.

See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_UUID

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_UUID
Framework environment property identifying the Framework's universally unique identifier (UUID). A UUID represents a 128-bit value. A new UUID is generated by the Framework.init() method each time a framework is initialized. The value of this property must conform to the UUID string representation specified in RFC 4122.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
Constant Field Values

REMOTE_CONFIGS_SUPPORTED

static final java.lang.String REMOTE_CONFIGS_SUPPORTED
Service property identifying the configuration types supported by a distribution provider. Registered by the distribution provider on one of its services to indicate the supported configuration types.

The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

REMOTE_INTENTS_SUPPORTED

static final java.lang.String REMOTE_INTENTS_SUPPORTED
Service property identifying the intents supported by a distribution provider. Registered by the distribution provider on one of its services to indicate the vocabulary of implemented intents.

The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_EXPORTED_CONFIGS

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_CONFIGS
Service property identifying the configuration types that should be used to export the service. Each configuration type represents the configuration parameters for an endpoint. A distribution provider should create an endpoint for each configuration type that it supports.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS
Service property identifying the intents that the distribution provider must implement to distribute the service. Intents listed in this property are reserved for intents that are critical for the code to function correctly, for example, ordering of messages. These intents should not be configurable.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS_EXTRA

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTENTS_EXTRA
Service property identifying the extra intents that the distribution provider must implement to distribute the service. This property is merged with the service.exported.intents property before the distribution provider interprets the listed intents; it has therefore the same semantics but the property should be configurable so the administrator can choose the intents based on the topology. Bundles should therefore make this property configurable, for example through the Configuration Admin service.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTERFACES

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_EXPORTED_INTERFACES
Service property marking the service for export. It defines the interfaces under which this service can be exported. This list must be a subset of the types under which the service was registered. The single value of an asterisk ('*' \u002A) indicates all the interface types under which the service was registered excluding the non-interface types. It is strongly recommended to only export interface types and not concrete classes due to the complexity of creating proxies for some type of concrete classes.

This property may be supplied in the properties Dictionary object passed to the BundleContext.registerService method. The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_IMPORTED

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_IMPORTED
Service property identifying the service as imported. This service property must be set by a distribution provider to any value when it registers the endpoint proxy as an imported service. A bundle can use this property to filter out imported services.

The value of this property may be of any type.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

SERVICE_IMPORTED_CONFIGS

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_IMPORTED_CONFIGS
Service property identifying the configuration types used to import the service. Any associated properties for this configuration types must be properly mapped to the importing system. For example, a URL in these properties must point to a valid resource when used in the importing framework. If multiple configuration types are listed in this property, then they must be synonyms for exactly the same remote endpoint that is used to export this service.

The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", SERVICE_EXPORTED_CONFIGS, Constant Field Values

SERVICE_INTENTS

static final java.lang.String SERVICE_INTENTS
Service property identifying the intents that this service implement. This property has a dual purpose: To export a service, a distribution provider must expand any qualified intents. Both the exporting and importing distribution providers must recognize all intents before a service can be distributed.

The value of this property must be of type String, String[], or Collection of String.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
"Remote Services Specification", Constant Field Values

PROVIDE_CAPABILITY

static final java.lang.String PROVIDE_CAPABILITY
Manifest header identifying the capabilities that the bundle offers to provide to other bundles.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
Constant Field Values

REQUIRE_CAPABILITY

static final java.lang.String REQUIRE_CAPABILITY
Manifest header identifying the capabilities on which the bundle depends.

The header value may be retrieved from the Dictionary object returned by the Bundle.getHeaders method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
Constant Field Values

EFFECTIVE_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying the effective time of the provided capability. The default value is resolve.

The directive value is encoded in the Provide-Capability manifest header like:

     Provide-Capability: com.acme.capability; effective:="resolve"
 

Since:
1.6
See Also:
PROVIDE_CAPABILITY, EFFECTIVE_RESOLVE, EFFECTIVE_ACTIVE, Constant Field Values

EFFECTIVE_RESOLVE

static final java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_RESOLVE
Manifest header directive value identifying a capability that is effective at resolve time. Capabilities with an effective time of resolve are the only capabilities which are processed by the resolver.

The directive value is encoded in the Provide-Capability manifest header like:

     Provide-Capability: com.acme.capability; effective:="resolve"
 

Since:
1.6
See Also:
EFFECTIVE_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

EFFECTIVE_ACTIVE

static final java.lang.String EFFECTIVE_ACTIVE
Manifest header directive value identifying a capability that is effective at active time. Capabilities with an effective time of active are ignored by the resolver.

The directive value is encoded in the Provide-Capability manifest header like:

     Provide-Capability: com.acme.capability; effective:="active"
 

Since:
1.6
See Also:
EFFECTIVE_DIRECTIVE, Constant Field Values

FILTER_DIRECTIVE

static final java.lang.String FILTER_DIRECTIVE
Manifest header directive identifying the capability filter specified in the Require-Capability manifest header.

The directive value is encoded in the Require-Capability manifest header like:

     Require-Capability: com.acme.capability; filter:="(someattr=somevalue)"
 

Since:
1.6
See Also:
REQUIRE_CAPABILITY, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES
Framework launching property identifying capabilities which the system bundle must provide.

If this property is not specified then the framework must calculate a reasonable default value for the current execution environment.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES_EXTRA

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES_EXTRA
Framework launching property identifying extra capabilities which the system bundle must additionally provide.

This property is useful for configuring extra system capabilities in addition to the system capabilities calculated by the framework.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_SYSTEMCAPABILITIES, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION
Framework launching property specifying whether multiple bundles having the same symbolic name and version may be installed.

Default value is managed in this release of the specification. This default may change in a future specification release. Therefore, code must not assume the default behavior is managed and should interrogate the value of this property to determine the behavior.

The value of this property may be retrieved by calling the BundleContext.getProperty method.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MULTIPLE, FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_SINGLE, FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MANAGED, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MULTIPLE

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MULTIPLE
Specifies the framework will allow multiple bundles to be installed having the same symbolic name and version.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_SINGLE

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_SINGLE
Specifies the framework will only allow a single bundle to be installed for a given symbolic name and version. It will be an error to install a bundle or update a bundle to have the same symbolic name and version as another installed bundle.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION, BundleException.DUPLICATE_BUNDLE_ERROR, Constant Field Values

FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MANAGED

static final java.lang.String FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION_MANAGED
Specifies the framework must consult the bundle collision hook services to determine if it will be an error to install a bundle or update a bundle to have the same symbolic name and version as another installed bundle. If no bundle collision hook services are registered, then it will be an error to install a bundle or update a bundle to have the same symbolic name and version as another installed bundle.

Since:
1.7
See Also:
FRAMEWORK_BSNVERSION, BundleException.DUPLICATE_BUNDLE_ERROR, Constant Field Values

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