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From Matthias Kilian <>
Subject Re: ivy integration with automated build tools
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2008 18:26:39 GMT
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 11:09:03AM -0600, Shawn Castrianni wrote:
> I have my standalone ivy builds working great such that any
> developer can build and retrieve dependencies.  However, now I
> am trying to get automated builds going for continuous integration,
> scheduled nightly builds, etc.  I was curious what people out
> there are using.  I always run into the problem of coordinating
> the automated build systems build numbers and ivy's build numbers.
> It would be great if they could be the same such that a developer
> could look at the automated build website and see builds with
> numbers that match the number in the ivy repository.

We don't use build numbers from the CI tool at all, we just do
automated releases on demand. Here's an overview:

> I also see overlap in functionality between ivy and automated
> build systems with dependency management, publishing, and promotion.
> I have all of that working with ivy and am wondering if I just
> ignore those aspects of the automated build system in favor of
> ivy?

I'd go for the latter. Ivy does a much better job on publishing
(and of course dependency management) then something like Cruisecontrol.


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