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From "Detelin Yordanov (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (AXIS2-3866) Define ant/ant-launcher dependencies with provided/test scope
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2008 13:40:45 GMT

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Detelin Yordanov updated AXIS2-3866:
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> Define ant/ant-launcher dependencies with provided/test scope
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: AXIS2-3866
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AXIS2-3866
>             Project: Axis 2.0 (Axis2)
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: samples, build,site
>    Affects Versions: 1.4
>         Environment: Axis2 1.4
>            Reporter: Detelin Yordanov
>            Priority: Minor
>
> Hi guys,
>    We are building an API on top of Axis2 .1.4 and we are getting these annoying ant
and ant-launcher jars in our distribution.
> Although it is not a problem for us to exclude them manually when building our assembly
(as it is done in the Axis2 distribution), we think that excluding artifacts at this point
is not a good idea since they might be used by some other artifacts we do not know about.
> In general this should be done using Maven dependency scope attribute.
> I examined the Axis2 modules and found out that ant and ant-launcher dependency definitions
can be fixed as follows:
> 1. java2wsdl module - requires Ant but can set its dependency scope to "provided" to
let the end users provide it
> 2. jibx - only its junit tests depend upon Ant, so the dependency scope can be set to
"test"
> 3. xmlbeans - the same as above, scope can be set to "test"
> 4. jws-api - defines dependency to Ant but does not seem to actually require it (builds
without it, so it can be removed)
> 5. a few Ant tasks in the tools folder also use Ant, but again scope can be set to "provided"
> Additionally the Woden library brings up Ant and Ant-launcher dependencies, but they
are required only for the Woden Ant task, so 
> it can be excluded from the Woden dependency definitions.
> In effect, the manual exclusion of ant in the Axis2 binary distribution won't be required
anymore.
>  

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