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From "Xavier Hanin" <>
Subject Re: Ivy 2.0.0 beta2: MakePom Patch (Enhancement)
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 12:53:03 GMT
This sounds interesting. Could you open an issue and attach your patch to it?


On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 11:08 PM, Wardrip, Paul <> wrote:
> I am working on a new build process for my company using Ivy and an Archiva
> (Maven2 based) repository. I use the Ibiblio resolver to read and SFTP to
> publish. SFTP is not ideal, but I read that webdav support was currently
> broken in Ivy 2.0. I need to deploy projects in a Maven2 format for the
> repository and other users. I made some changes to the MakePom task to
> handle projects with multiple artifacts. I thought they may be useful so I
> wanted to pass them along.
> Maven2 won't create more than one uniquely named artifact for a project,
> unless you set the packaging to "pom". Then you have a separate pom for each
> of the artifacts, referencing the project pom with a parent tag. They would
> get deployed like this:
> /myorg/mymodule/1.0/mymodule-1.0.pom
> /myorg/artifact-core/1.0/artifact-core-1.0.pom
> /myorg/artifact-core/1.0/artifact-core-1.0.jar
> /myorg/artifact-util/1.0/artifact-util-1.0.pom
> /myorg/artifact-util/1.0/artifact-util-1.0.jar
> I changed the MakePom task to build separate poms when it detects uniquely
> named artifacts. I have 2 patterns for my SFTP resolver. The default pattern
> is used when there are no declared artifacts or when the artifact name
> matches the module name. I have the task setting a property
> "ivy.pom.descriptor.size" with the number of poms that were generated. I use
> this property to decide which pattern to use:
> Default Pattern:
> /[organization]/[module]/[revision]/[module]-[revision].[ext]
> Multi Artifact:
> /[organization]/[artifact]/[revision]/[artifact]-[revision].[ext]
> This works very well for my build process and repository, the only thing
> that would be better is a resolver for Maven2 that does all of this
> automatically. A good Maven2 resolver should build and publish the poms
> automatically, without calling MakePom or declaring them as artifacts. Use
> the Ibiblio functionality for reads, webdav for writes and handle multiple
> artifact projects with a different pattern.
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> Paul Wardrip
> Software Engineer, OpenStream
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