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From Geoff Howard <>
Subject Re: Running the latest CVS snapshot - should it be this hard?
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 22:29:21 GMT
Joerg Heinicke wrote:
> This poor guy has edited the complete cocoon.xconf by hand, what is not 
> that easy as you can imagine. Should we make the "webapp" target the 
> default one in 2.0 too or speaks anything against it?

I'd be +1.  It's the 99% most used, it should be the default.  At the 
very least "all" should run _all_ targets, not just compile (or whatever 
it was doing).


>> Yes, I tested it and "build webapp" does exactly what I wanted and I 
>> see now
>> in that the following is 
>> written:
>> builds a
>> Cocoon web application. For more information see below." (my uppercase)
>> I wonder if more attention should not be drawn to the fact the "build 
>> all"
>> ONLY builds cocoon.jar - I know the intall page says so but 
>> intuitively (and
>> a C make background) all sounds like the big one.
>> John
>> Joerg Heinicke wrote:
>>> Sorry, but if you use "build webapp", these things are donw for you by
>>> the build system.
>>>> In order to test a recent fix I downloaded a CVS snapshot .
>>>> My expectation was that once I had done a "build all" and copied all 
>>>> the
>>>> necessary jars into WEB-INF I could use the configuration in
>>>> cocoon-2.0/src/webapp in the snapshot's tar.gz file and be on my way.
>>>> Not so! I had to make the modifications detailed below to the
>> cocoon.xconf

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