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From Nicolas Lalevée <nicolas.lale...@hibnet.org>
Subject Re: API of IvyDE
Date Mon, 02 Sep 2013 15:47:47 GMT
I introduced that method in that last big refactoring the API, since you indicated that it
would be helpful to you :)

Nicolas

Le 2 sept. 2013 à 17:12, Greg Amerson <gregory.amerson@liferay.com> a écrit :

> Ah! I can't believe I didn't notice that before.  Thanks for the note, I've
> deleted IvyUtil.java from our plugin now.
> 
> G
> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 2:47 AM, Nicolas Lalevée <nicolas.lalevee@hibnet.org
>> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> Le 29 août 2013 à 11:00, Greg Amerson <gregory.amerson@liferay.com> a
>> écrit :
>> 
>>> Hello Nicolas,
>>> 
>>> We just released a new version of Liferay IDE, that uses IvyDE to
>> configure
>>> some Ivy based Liferay projects.  We used the latest nightly build of
>> IvyDE
>>> as our integration point:
>>> https://builds.apache.org/job/IvyDE-updatesite/673/
>>> 
>>> So for Liferay projects that use Ivy, our Eclipse plugin does the
>> following:
>>> 
>>>  - Add ivy nature
>>>  - Add ivy container with a bunch of Liferay specific settings
>>>  - Perform resolve on the Ivy container
>>> 
>>> We were able to use the IvyDE exported APIs, in most cases except for
>> when
>>> we were creating the Ivy container path.  I did not want to hard-code the
>>> construction of the container path, instead I feel using the logic from
>>> IvyDE directly is much better for downstream projects like us to make
>> sure
>>> we are constructing the path correctly.  Here is the method that I wanted
>>> to use:
>>> 
>>> 
>> org.apache.ivyde.eclipse.cpcontainer.IvyClasspathContainerConfAdapter.getPath(IvyClasspathContainerConfiguration)
>>> 
>>> But this method is unavailable downstream, so for our latest release we
>>> created a new class called IvyUtil where we copied this method into it.
>>> See here:
>>> 
>> https://github.com/liferay/liferay-ide/blob/master/tools/plugins/com.liferay.ide.sdk.ui/src/com/liferay/ide/sdk/ui/IvyUtil.java
>>> 
>>> Would your team consider creating an API for this usage?
>> 
>> Actually you can call
>> org.apache.ivyde.eclipse.cp.IvyClasspathContainerConfiguration.getPath().
>> 
>> Thank you very much for your feedback. Good to know the API is working for
>> you.
>> 
>> Nicolas
>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Greg
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:56 AM, Nicolas Lalevée <
>> nicolas.lalevee@hibnet.org
>>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> As discussed recently with Greg, IvyDE needs a proper API so that other
>>>> plugin can rely on. In house we do a such "external" plugin to IvyDE:
>>>> EasyAnt4e, the eclipse plugin for the integration of EasyAnt into
>> Eclipse.
>>>> I think it is a good use case and I tried to make a proper API usable by
>>>> EasyAnt4e. I think I have been able to make something nice. See my last
>>>> commit r1508149. And hopefully nothing too internal is exposed.
>>>> 
>>>> There is a corner case though, and I don't know what to do. The
>> IvyConsole
>>>> (from IvyDE) is extended by EasyAntConsoleImpl (from EasyAnt4e). I am
>> not a
>>>> big fan of exposing the IvyConsole. It is too tied to the way IvyDE and
>> Ivy
>>>> itself print the logs. I have not tested, but I guess that in the
>> current
>>>> state, depending of which console starts first, logs will go in one but
>> not
>>>> in the other. It might be very confusing for the end user. And
>> preferences
>>>> regarding the colors and the log level are also being shared. Probably
>>>> another mess.
>>>> Did I missed something ? Couldn't the EasyAntConsole implements its own
>>>> log stream handling ?
>>>> 
>>>> Note: it is a common practice to have "internal" in the name of the
>>>> packages which are not exposed. I haven't renamed every package, since
>> it
>>>> will move a lot of resources. So you should rely on the MANIFEST.MF to
>> see
>>>> what is actually exposed. But as soon as we are happy with the state of
>> the
>>>> code, we could rename them.
>>>> 
>>>> Nicolas
>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Greg Amerson
>>> Liferay Developer Tools
>>> Liferay, Inc. www.liferay.com
>> 
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> 
> 
> -- 
> Greg Amerson
> Liferay Developer Tools
> Liferay, Inc. www.liferay.com


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