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From Bob Schellink <sab...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: checkstyle-all.jar and dev.jar issues
Date Sat, 20 Dec 2008 11:43:01 GMT
Actually its only used at build time. I think the reason it was 
included was to be able to build a Click distro without having to 
download extra dependencies.

kind regards

bob


Andrus Adamchik wrote:
> Didn't realize that Click actually includes checkstyle in the distro. I 
> am curious what runtime function it performs?
> 
> Andrus
> 
> On Dec 20, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Bob Schellink wrote:
> 
>> Couple of issues have come up with the jars we ship in our lib folder.
>>
>> Checkstyle-all.jar is LGPL based, so will have to be removed from the 
>> distribution.
>>
>> Even though a taskdef in our build.xml is dependent on checkstyle, the 
>> build still works without the jar. Ant simply prints a warning.
>>
>> Was thinking of adding the jar to the get-deps target, however only 
>> checkstyle.jar (the one without dependencies) is available from maven 
>> repo's. Checkstyle itself depends on a further 5 dependencies, so I'm 
>> not sure we should add that to the get-deps task.
>>
>> We can enhance the checkstyle task to notify Click developers about 
>> manually downloading and adding the checkstyle-all.jar to their 
>> classpath when building Click.
>>
>> Alternatively another ant target could be added get-checkstyle.
>>
>>
>> The other issue is with dev.jar which doesn't have a license but I 
>> recall it was authored by Malcolm? Guess we can decompile the code and 
>> release it under Apache2.0?
>>
>>
>> kind regards
>>
>> bob
>>
> 
> 


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