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From Archie Cobbs <archie.co...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: conf mapping documentation contradicts itself
Date Tue, 04 May 2010 21:46:48 GMT
Cool... if someone read it wrong then by definition it's confusing and can
be improved.

-Archie

On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:33 PM, mjparme <mjparmeley@west.com> wrote:

>
> Yeah, I think I am just reading it oddly. When you say "The ivy file
> defining
> the dependency" you are meaning the ivy file where  the relationship to the
> dependency is defined whereas I was reading it as the ivy file defining the
> artifact of the dependency (i.e. the other ivy.xml file).
>
> I think that is where my disconnect was.
>
> I am probably just being a dumb ass, it happens on occasion.
>
>
>
> Archie Cobbs-3 wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 4:01 PM, mjparme <mjparmeley@west.com> wrote:
> >
> >> The reason the current verbiage of "master configuration (i.e. the
> >> configuration of the module defining the dependency)" is confusing
> >> because
> >> it reads like it is talking about the ivy file that defines the
> >> dependency.
> >> Whereas the first sentence defines master configuration as the ivy file
> >> of
> >> the current module.
> >>
> >
> > Seems like there's still confusion about what the docs intended to
> mean...
> >
> > The ivy file defining the dependency *is* the ivy file of the current
> > module. Here the word "dependency" is referring to a relationship between
> > two modules. So there are three things being defined here: two modules
> and
> > a
> > dependency.
> >
> > The dependency is defined inside the "master" module's ivy.xml file. The
> > module being depended on is of course defined by it's ivy.xml file (i.e.,
> > the other ivy.xml file). So modules "know" what they depend on, but
> > modules
> > don't "know" who depends on them.
> >
> > -Archie
> >
> > --
> > Archie L. Cobbs
> >
> >
>
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-- 
Archie L. Cobbs

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