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From Geoff Howard <coc...@leverageweb.com>
Subject Re: on better release and version management
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2003 17:18:21 GMT
Upayavira wrote:
> Geoff Howard wrote:
> 
>> Berin Loritsch wrote:
>>
>>> Geoff Howard wrote:
>>>
>>>> Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>   - no need to have any jars in the CVS repository anymore or at

>>>>>> least
>>>>>>     only some exotic ones that are not distributed over the web 
>>>>>> (today
>>>>>>     more than 40% of the cocoon cvs space is needed by jars and 
>>>>>> this is
>>>>>>     even more in our zipped distributions)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> this is a good point.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> JMHO but I hated this feature of maven in trying to get avalon built 
>>>> before I got broadband at home.  I downloaded all night and started 
>>>> to build and it had to download a significant amount of new stuff.  
>>>> If we do this, I'd still want to provide an "everything you need" 
>>>> option for download.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Do bear in mind that Maven downloads a number of things itself the first
>>> time you use it.  Avalon (Framework) has very few dependencies itself
>>
>>
> 
> Does it then cache that locally, so that next time it needs it, it has it?
> 
> I do a lot of Cocoon development without a 'net connection, so relying 
> on a 'download' feature would be a real pain.

Yes, it does cache IIRC and can be configured to not download in the 
first place if you already have the dependencies locally.  Did I get 
that right maven gurus?

Geoff


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