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From Edison Su <Edison...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Binaries (jars) in our source tree/source releases.
Date Sat, 04 Aug 2012 01:29:50 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Zhang [mailto:Frank.Zhang@citrix.com]
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2012 5:35 PM
> To: CloudStack DeveloperList
> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Binaries (jars) in our source tree/source
> releases.
> 
> >
> > Gradle seems to be another
> > http://www.gradle.org/
> >
> >
> > Since it is allows scripting (as opposed to configuration xml), it
> could
> > potentially fulfill the waf role as well.
> > Anybody have any experience with Gradle?
> 
> It seems Gradle received great reputation among famous java communities,
> Hibernate, Spring are all using it.
> People claim it brings ant's flexibility as well as leveraging maven's
> dependency repository. However, I don't have experience on it.
> Anybody knows?

Gradle sounds cool, Groovy DSL is much easier to write and read than the plain XML.

> 
> 
> >
> > On 7/24/12 2:19 PM, "Alex Huang" <Alex.Huang@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > >> Just out of curiosity, have tools like Ivy and maven been ever
> > >>considered for  dependency management?
> > >
> > >We are looking at these two tools.  Our first thoughts is devs
> should
> > >be able to start projects that are tied to other parts of their code
> so
> > >we want this to be as flexible as possible.  Maven forces too much
> of a
> > >structure on to the developers.  Ivy seems like the right tool to go
> > >with.  Any comments?
> > >
> > >--Alex
> > >


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