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From "Davanum Srinivas" <>
Subject Re: M2 pom's for 1.1 are defect: Require axis2-
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 12:08:36 GMT

Please hold on to the VOTE. Let's take this week to see if anything
else pops up. We may as well do a quick 1.1.1 next week. ok? if not,
we can do the pom/jars as you mentioned.


On 11/21/06, Jochen Wiedmann <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am sorry to say, but I have found that the POM files for Axis2 1.1
> have a serious defect, making transitive dependencies absolutely
> useless. This is a problem for all Maven 2 users, that intend to use
> these files for development.
> Unfortunately, the Maven repository doesn't allow to update files. One
> can only deploy new files with incremented version numbers. In other
> words, I cannot fix my error without deploying new POM files to the
> repository. In particular, I need to create a new version number.
> While that's no problem in itself, I need to deploy the Axis 2 jar
> files as well, with the updated version numbers: POM files and jar
> files are linked together by name!
> In other words: I need to deploy, for example,
>     axis2-parent-
>     axis2-kernel-
>     axis2-kernel-
>     ...
> (The jar files being identical with axis2-kernel-1.1.jar, ...)
> How I increment the version number, doesn't matter. I could was well
> use a version number like 1.1.m2.1 or whatever.
> The reason I am posting this is, that pom files are distributables. In
> other words, they should have the an explicit ok by developers and
> PMC: I'll need to start a vote on this list. Because the vote is on a
> very unusual subject, I am asking in advance, whether there are any
> problems with my intention?
> Thanks,
> Jochen
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