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From Matt Benson <gudnabr...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Including builder resolver in ivy
Date Tue, 06 May 2008 16:37:58 GMT
RE "Builder":  it just struck me that this resolver is
sort of a decorator over existing URL functionality. 
What about [Decorator|Decorated]Resolver?

-Matt

--- Xavier Hanin <xavier.hanin@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 7:04 PM, Archie Cobbs
> <archie@dellroad.org> wrote:
> 
> > I'd like to propose that the new "builder"
> resolver be included in ivy. In
> > order to do this however, other developers need to
> vote yes or no. So I'd
> > ask that you please let the list know your
> opinion.
> >
> > Quick summary:
> >
> > The Builder Resolver is a new Ivy resolver that
> supports downloading,
> > extracting and repackaging (as necessary)
> artifacts on-demand. It allows
> > for
> > a clearer separation between two jobs which don't
> necessarily go together:
> > maintaining Ivy meta-data, and hosting the actual
> artifacts. In addition,
> > it's easy to use the builder resolver to build a
> normal repository
> > containing artifacts.
> >
> > The most important aspect of this new resolver is
> that it makes it much
> > easier to create and maintain a public Ivy
> repository, something that IMHO
> > is sorely lacking right now.  And the Ivy RoundUp
> project is already doing
> > just that (note Ivy RoundUp is a completely
> separate project from ivy
> > itself).
> >
> > Some links...
> >
> > * Builder resolver
> > patch<
> >
>
http://ivyroundup.googlecode.com/svn/wiki/files/builder-resolver.patch>
> > * Builder resolver
> >
>
documentation<http://ivyroundup.googlecode.com/svn/wiki/files/builder.html
> > >
> > * Ivy RoundUp project
> <http://code.google.com/p/ivyroundup/>
> >
> > This has also been discussed recently in a couple
> of threads
> > (here<
> >
>
http://www.nabble.com/Ivy-RoundUp-Repository---feedback-requested-td16704469.html
> > >and
> > here
>
<http://www.nabble.com/Open-source-ivy-files-project--to16437122.html
> > >
> > ).
> >
> > Thanks for your feedback.
> 
> 
> I'm +1 to include this in Ivy core. The patch is
> well written, documented
> and tested. More importantly, I think the work
> Archie has began on the Ivy
> roundup repository will be a great asset for the
> community, if enough people
> start using it. Integrating the builder resolver in
> Ivy core will help drive
> adoption of this new repository IMO.
> 
> The only thing I dislike with this resolver is its
> name. The 'builder' name
> makes people think this resolver compiles modules,
> while it just repackage
> them if necessary. Hence I prefer to use another
> name.
> 
> Xavier
> 
> >
> >
> > -Archie
> >
> > --
> > Archie L. Cobbs
> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Xavier Hanin - Independent Java Consultant
> http://xhab.blogspot.com/
> http://ant.apache.org/ivy/
> http://www.xoocode.org/
> 



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