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From "Leo Simons" <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject RE: Unification of repos
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2001 19:43:07 GMT
+1 to all of it. Sounds good. Sinds phoenix depends on
Framework, don't see the prob in requiring the other CVS
tree. Same for other cases (I think).

cheers,

LSD

> Hi,
>
> I would like to unify the repositories together to make it easier
> for us to
> manage. I was actually waiting for a cjan/jjan system to emerge but as yet
> no one has picked up that ball so I figure we may aswell do it now.
>
> Currently we have tools/ directories scattered across every CVS repo and I
> would like to merge them all into one in jakarta-avalon/tools/. The reason
> for this is that a few "features" in our build system caused bugs
> to appear
> when the tools didn't exactly match up.
>
> There is also the issue of generated jars (ie logkit.jar, avalon-*,
> phoenix-* etc). Currently we have to manually copy across them all to get
> uptodate version etc. So what I would like to do is specify a directory
>
> jakarta-avalon/../cjan (or jakarta-avalon/../workspace) where the latest
> released (or maybe built???) jars will be copied to on install
> target. This
> can be overidden as appropriate (ie I currently generate to
> /opt/apps/cjan). This will mean less jars in CVS and hopefully less
> inconsistencies.
>
> The arguements against this are generally;
> * This means you can not download a single repository, cd into dir and
> build automatically. You have to download them all. I don't see this as an
> issue now (it may become an issue when phoenix enters beta state though).
> When/if it becomes an issue we can simply update relevent project to store
> binaries in CVS again
> * building against latest of everything (and thus not stable). This
> shouldn't be an issue as framework+logkit is mostly stable now and
> hopefully excalibur will be soon. (Besides we have gump to warn us of
> issues ;]).
>
> Thoughts?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Pete
>
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