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From Giacomo Pati <giac...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Vote] Build infrastructure (was: on better release and version management)
Date Sun, 28 Sep 2003 20:28:02 GMT
On Sun, 28 Sep 2003, Antonio Gallardo wrote:

> Giacomo Pati dijo:
> > But first we need to come to a consensus about which build
> > infrastructure we would support to use:
> >
> > 1) Ant
> >      in this case we can use the current build system and tune it to the
> > needs we have for the 2.2 and maybe add some ruper task to get rid
> > of jars in our repository (suggested by Nicola Ken IIRC) and some
> > more for modularisation ease
> >
> > 2) Centipede
> >      in this case I could not volunteer as I'm out of Centipede since
> > their move from Cents to Antlibs (we still have some customer
> > project using a Cents based version of it but they will never move
> > to Antlibs)
> >
> > 3) Maven
> >      ATM this is my preferred build infrastructure and I could help
> > building the 2.2 repo based on it
>
> Hi:
>
> I think this Ant vs. (Centipede or Maven) is a not fair comparation. Check
> this: http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/java/library/j-maven/
>
> From the above document:
> <snip>
> A Maven goal can contain any valid Ant task in its definition, which will
> help you quickly learn Maven and protect your Ant investments.
> </snip>
>
> Then Ant can be present in the 3 options presented. I share with you the
> need to move to a better project management. In that case I think the
> question is related to Centiped vs. Maven.

Well, all three infrastructure mentioned above are Ant, Ant based or use
Ant. I mentiond 1) because Stefano argumented that the build
infratruction at present is good enough in his eyes.

> With this options presented, my vote is:
>
> Maven +1
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Antonio Gallardo.
>
>
>

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Giacomo Pati
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