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From Andrey Razumovsky <>
Subject Re: Gsoc project Patch
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 20:59:45 GMT
The bottom line is that I don't think our Eclipse plugin would require any
new Maven dependencies at this state.

2011/6/22 Andrey Razumovsky <>

> Let me join the discussion..
> Eshan, the new dependencies are Eclipse dependencies, right? Are they
> *default* Eclipse bundles? If so, it is incorrect to provide them as Maven
> dependencies, because they will be included in our bundle, while they are
> already in Eclipse. It's also incorrect to rely on certain Eclipse bundles
> (like workbench-3.6.1.M20100826-1330.jar), because plugin can be run in
> different versions of Eclipse.
> I strongly advice you to add all Eclipse bundles via Require-Bundle header
> in manifest, and do not mess with Maven currently at all.. We can figure out
> how to build plugin using Maven later.
> Currently manifest in your patch contains lots of unneeded stuff, it should
> be really little (most of Private-Package and Import-Package would go away,
> since Eclipse bundles would be attached via Require-Bundle). I'm pretty sure
> this is the only correct way.
> Good luck!
> 2011/6/21 Andrus Adamchik <>
>> On Jun 21, 2011, at 4:46 AM, Aristedes Maniatis wrote:
>> > Isn't there a process for submitting artifacts to central?
>> BTW, I tried to investigate that for core Cayenne dependencies still
>> sitting on Central has a requirement to have a -src and
>> -javadoc artifacts submitted with the binary. This is a reasonable
>> expectation for an open source project, but in practice it means a bit of an
>> effort to prepare a compatible distro.
>> E.g. it took some time to even find the SVN for Hessian: svn://
>> And now I have to checkout everything to find the
>> sources for the right version of Hessian, the figure out how to build it.
>> But in case of Eclipse and friends that seems moot, as it is all in their
>> p2 repositories already. So it is a question of an appropriate adapter, like
>> Tycho. (this is my assumption anyways; I am not an Eclipse dev of course).
>> Some more googling shows that Nexus Professional can proxy p2 repos (
>>, which is not
>> very helpful either (we don't have a "canonical" install of Nexus
>> Professional).
>> Andrus
> --
> Andrey


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