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From SELG Alexander <>
Subject RE: Working parallel on different modules without building and pu blishing jar files
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2007 12:10:34 GMT
Hi Eugene,

the patch you sent to me matches the patch I've got from Xavier.

I don't see it as a problem that you have to change the resolve chain in the
ivyconf file. I think it's a good idea to have a switch for turning this
feature on or off. Developer who like the old behaviour wouldn't need to
change anything.
Maybe the ivyconf.xml is not the best place for that but I think it's no
problem to add the lines for the typedef and the eclipse resolver in the


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Eugene Goldfarb <>@DSI 
> Sent: Freitag, 02. Februar 2007 08:28
> To:
> Subject: Re: Working parallel on different modules without 
> building and publishing jar files
> Hello, Alex, Xavier!
> I'm the one who developed that patch to IvyDE, it's nice to 
> hear about it in this mailing list.
> I think I still have the original patch, or something close 
> to it, which I can send to Alex directly if you want to play 
> around (there are extensive comments with examples in the 
> custom resolver I built), but the source code will need to be 
> migrated to org.apache.*
> I had some problems using my solution; one of them, as Xavier 
> pointed out, was the requirement to make changes to the 
> resolve chain in ivyconf file.  Another issue was that I was 
> getting deadlocking threads during eclipse start-up when 
> opening a complex multi-project workspace, which I think has 
> to do with how IvyDE runs (or doesn't properly run) its 
> resolves in background threads.  Also, I was getting too 
> smart and trying to automatically re-resolve when projects 
> were opened/closed.
> I hope to get back to it soon and make it work right, I 
> wanted to use the Eclipse PDE as an inspiration since they 
> have a similar approach to linking existing plug-in projects 
> in the classpath containers.  I also may look at maven since 
> there is some development going on for their eclipse plugin 
> to do the same thing.
> All the best,
> - Eugene
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