The Seam documentation for "21.6. Configuring jBPM in Seam" describes how to add jBPM process definitions to components.xml:
Nice, but as a side-effect a new copy is inserted into the database each time JBoss AS is started, even if the deployed EAR has not changed. This, of course, can only be noticed if in the example hibernate.cfg.xml from the DVD Store example the line
is changed into
Apparently using <core:pageflow-definitions> is considered to be a developers tool:
I think this needs some clarification in the documentation, but unfortunately (right now) I would not know what is the preferred way to deploy processes in Seam on a production machine. The third topic might include some ideas from others on that.