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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: PatternVersionMatcher in Ivy code base
Date Mon, 04 Aug 2008 20:10:00 GMT
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Maarten Coene <maarten_coene@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Xavier,
>
> I've looked at the code, and I can't remember writing such a thing and I
> can't remember using it.
>
> The svn history logs indicates I've added the code, so I can only think of
> 3 options:
> - there must be something wrong with my memory
> - there went something wrong importing the svn history from jayasoft to
> apache
> - I've added it on request of someone else who maybe posted it on the
> jayasoft forums (I've checked JIRA, but didn't find anything)

I can't remember either, I remember discussing this as a new feature, and I
thought it was a contribution. But anyway, we can find what this version
matcher is doing from code, and maybe add a couple of tests and some
documentation. Nothing urgent though, so I'll open a JIRA.

Xavier


>
>
> Maarten
>
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Xavier Hanin <xavier.hanin@gmail.com>
> To: Ant Developers List <dev@ant.apache.org>
> Sent: Monday, August 4, 2008 8:22:38 PM
> Subject: PatternVersionMatcher in Ivy code base
>
> Hi,
>
> While answering a question from a user on the user ml, I've checked the
> code
> to see if we have a version matcher able to work with regular expression,
> as
> I remembered sg like this have been developed before. I've found
> PatternVersionMatcher. But it seems this is not documented, not tested and
> not even declared in our default typedef.properties. According to the svn
> log, Maarten, you seem to be the one who has checked in this code. Do you
> remember your use case? Do you have any hint on how it is used? According
> to
> the code there's something with parenthesis and arguments given to the
> revision and the matcher. But at least an example would help. And since it
> seems to be very powerful, adding documentation about it would be nice too
> -
> a kind of new feature, despite it's in the code base for 2 years now :-).
>
> Xavier
>
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> http://ant.apache.org/ivy/
> http://www.xoocode.org/
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