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From Michael Gentry <>
Subject Re: Cayenne Modeler + Maven Plugin
Date Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:53:32 GMT
Yeah, I was noticing the differences between the two branches.  I was
just wondering if it might be worth the effort to put a conditional in
the 3.0 startup to see if the OS X version was running from the .app
wrapper for people still using 3.0.



On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 2:02 AM, Andrus Adamchik <> wrote:
> It is not available on 3.0. The feature was added per
, targeting 3.1. Not even sure it is easily portable to 3.0 ("easily" as in applying a patch
from another branch), as the Modeler is now also DI-based, so startup algorithm is somewhat
> Andrus
> On Oct 15, 2012, at 11:03 PM, Michael Gentry <> wrote:
>> I haven't looked at that part of the code in a while.  Are you
>> thinking fix for 3.0, too?  I normally wouldn't care, but I've learned
>> the hard way that sometimes you can't download the regular modeler due
>> to corporate firewalls/etc, but you can sneak the Maven version
>> through because they allow access to the Maven repository.
>> Thanks,
>> mrg
>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Andrus Adamchik <> wrote:
>>> Hi Mike,
>>> Actually I refactored the launchers and the menu inclusion/exclusion logic some
time ago, so now we have a set of platform launchers, and no if/else choices on startup. I
guess we'll need to rewrite the plugin to start the Modeler via 'GenericMain' from 'cayenne-modeler-generic-ext'
module. It includes the prefs menu. We'll also need to remove this piece from 'cayenne-modeler-generic-ext'
POM, to ensure it gets deployed to central on next release:
>>> <build>
>>>        <plugins>
>>>                <plugin>
>>>                        <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
>>>                        <artifactId>maven-deploy-plugin</artifactId>
>>>                        <configuration>
>>>                                <skip>true</skip>
>>>                        </configuration>
>>>                </plugin>
>>>        </plugins>
>>> </build>
>>> Andrus
>>> On Oct 15, 2012, at 5:53 PM, Michael Gentry <> wrote:
>>>> So Andrus,
>>>> Going back to a conversation we had many years ago (and I'm too lazy
>>>> to find the thread), we had talked about the OS X version of Cayenne
>>>> Modeler and how I had checked in some changes which move the
>>>> About/Preferences/etc menus to where they belonged for an OS X
>>>> application.  It turns out if you run CM using the Maven plugin, those
>>>> menu options are not available.  I suppose the best way to fix this is
>>>> to check if running as a .app and then move the menu items, otherwise
>>>> leave them alone?
>>>> mrg

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