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From Tom Jordahl <t...@macromedia.com>
Subject RE: clutil.jar vs excalibur-cli.jar - get rid of them!
Date Mon, 18 Mar 2002 20:24:25 GMT

+1

A possibility is to check the excalibur-cli.jar file in to our tree
and when we build axis.jar, we include all the class files in excalibur-cli.jar in it.

This removes the big problem of having another (really small and uninteresting) jar file from
the CLASSPATH but allows us to stay in sync with the code.

The problem with this is I don't grok ant well enough to do it myself.

If no one is interested in this, I vote 2.b, copy the classes into org.apache.axis.

--
Tom Jordahl



-----Original Message-----
From: Russell Butek [mailto:butek@us.ibm.com]
Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 3:16 PM
To: axis-dev@xml.apache.org
Subject: clutil.jar vs excalibur-cli.jar - get rid of them!


We've been discussing what to do with the clutil.jar vs excalibur-cli.jar
problem.  The excalibur folks last week changed the name of clutil.jar to
excalibur-cli.jar.  We didn't want to change this ourselves right before
the beta, so the beta is goind out with clutil.jar.  But we have to change
it post beta.

But we really don't care much about keeping up with excalibur's version of
the cli.  What we use works, it hasn't changed in months anyway, and it's
doubtful whether we'll ever care if it DOES change.  So Tom suggested
getting rid of the dependency on a cli jar file by putting the files that
we need (4 of them) into the axis build tree and don't depend on the
excalibur builds.  So a couple questions:

1.  Do folks agree that this is a good idea?  (If you don't agree, then we
will use excalibur-cli.jar)

2.  If you do think it's a good idea, how should we package the files:
     2.a.  With their original names?  (org.apache.avalon.excalibur.cli...)
     2.b.  Change the names so they're in org.apache.axis.utils...
     2.c.  Some other suggestion?

My vote is:
1.  +1
2.  b.

Russell Butek
butek@us.ibm.com

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