CoG jglobus

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The Java CoG Kit JGlobus module is a Globus project that produces core Java non-WS runtime and security technologies. Java CoG Kit JGlobus project is a contributor to the Globus Toolkit distribution.

This GlobDev project webpage contains information for project committers and contributors. Information for users of Java CoG Kit JGlobus module can be found under the "Cross component" sections of the Globus Toolkit user web.

The project release consists of two separate modules:

  • CoG JGlobus jar (JGlobus)
  • CoG JGlobus Feature Extension (JGlobus-FX)


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Stable Releases

Release Schedule

The CoG JGlobus modules are released as part of the Globus Toolkit the Globus Toolkit release schedule.

Any release of CoG JGlobus project should follow the steps outlines in CoG JGlobus Release Process


Development roadmap for CoG JGlobus

Project Metadata


Rachana Ananthakrishnan
Jim Basney
Gerd Behrmann
John Bresnahan
Jarek Gawor
Mihael Hategan
Gregor von Laszewski

Development Tasks

  • Project chairs: please leave this item alone for now. Lisa to send out campaign definition instructions soon

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Developer discussion (jglobus-dev) archive/subscribe/unsubscribe
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How do I get the latest source code?

You can get the latest source of JGlobus module through anonymous CVS:

  • CoG JGlobus Module
cvs login
cvs checkout jglobus
  • CoG JGlobus FX Modules
cvs login 
cvs  checkout src/jglobus-fx/gsi
Where can I browse the source code?

You can browse the source code with

Where can I find the JGlobus API?

See the 1.2 or 1.4 release pages for version-specific API documentation or see the following page for the latest API documentation generated nightly.

How do I file a new bug or see existing bugs?

Use the following form to file a new bug. But before you file a new bug make sure to query the existing bugs for your problem.


In addition to the Globus Alliance Project Guidelines and the Globus Toolkit Guidelines, the CoG JGlobus project adheres to the following policies:

Guidelines for committers

  • For each significant development work, file a bugzilla entry as Campaign
  • Use developer branch for all major development work.
  • Guidelines on updating version number
  • For each commit in jglobus module:
    • Update jglobus/CHANGES.TXT with summary of changes. Add links to bugzilla when appropriate.
    • Update version number in based on Guidelines on Updaing Version
  • For each commit in jglobus-fx/gsi
    • Update jglobus-fx/gsi/CHANGES.TXT with summary of changes. Add links to bugzilla when appropriate.
    • Update version number in

Guidelines for individual contributors

  • Individual contributions as patches and bug fixes are welcome. Please file a bug for the controbution and attach patch to bugzilla.


The CoG JGlobus project gratefully acknowledges the following contributions:

  • Various MyProxy client updates, Jim Basney (NCSA)
  • Checksum patch for the GridFTP client, Andrew Baranovski and the NorduGrid team
  • MyProxy Client enhancements, Neill Miller (UC)
  • Key pair caching for httpg delegation, Gerd Behrmann (OSG)


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