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From Niklas Matthies <>
Subject Re: Sharing ivyconf.xml
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2007 15:46:48 GMT
On Mon 2007-12-10 at 10:41h, Jing Xue wrote on ivy-user:
> If I understand it correctly, isn't this resolution process only  
> involved when the module is having its dependencies resolved for the  
> first time, prior to publish?  Once it's published, the dependencies  
> are fixed in the published version of ivy.xml, which is anchored by a  
> versioned repository. So when this module A participates in the  
> resolution process of another module B, the original ivy settings  
> under which A was resolved shouldn't matter at all.

The ivy settings might define a latest-strategy for module A (or
dependencies of module A) for example if it uses a non-standard
version numbering scheme. That's just one example how Ivy settings
are still relevant to "fixed" published dependencie.

> ...right?  (argh this thing makes my head hurt. :-) )

Mine too. ;)

-- Niklas Matthies

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