Initialize repository with component description.
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+bin/
+target/
diff --git a/component.xml b/component.xml
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+<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
+<component>
+  <name>
+    OSGi-Packaging
+  </name>
+  <maintainer>
+    Markus Knauer
+  </maintainer>
+  <description>
+    <p>
+      OSGi-Packaging re-packages RAP bundles plus important bundles from the Eclipse
+      ecosystem to be used in OSGi containers other than Equinox. As a start it provides
+      the necessary Karaf features and Karaf archive in order to run RAP applications
+      in Apache Karaf.
+    </p>
+  </description>
+</component>