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From Jeremy Quinn <jer...@media.demon.co.uk>
Subject Re: MountTableMatcher
Date Wed, 19 Nov 2003 16:59:23 GMT

On 19 Nov 2003, at 16:19, Unico Hommes wrote:

> Nice article!

Thanks Unico !

> We do basically the same thing. Note that with MountTableMatcher you no
> longer need to patch the cocoon root sitemap.

It was a toss-up between patching the root sitemap, or patching the 
mount-table.xml ;)
Basically I still needed the same dynamic parameters from the users 
environment ....

> It is too bad that Ant does not itself support a pluggable 
> architecture.

Too true

> Now you end up replicating such a build environment in every new
> project. If something changes in cocoon that impacts the build system
> you need to update all those separate instances.

exactly

> I started on a Maven
> plugin for cocoon some time ago exactly for this reason. But
> unfortunately haven't been able to work on it lately. Maybe something
> for CTP if that would prove to take off.

interesting ...
I have done very little with Maven ...


regards Jeremy

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jeremy Quinn [mailto:jeremy@media.demon.co.uk]
>> Sent: woensdag 19 november 2003 16:41
>> To: dev@cocoon.apache.org
>>
>>
>> On 17 Nov 2003, at 23:03, Geoff Howard wrote:
>>
>>>>
>>>> Interesting. I'd rather integrate my build into Cocoon's,
>> rather than
>>>> the other way around, and now I can see that all I've got to do is
>>>> stick files into a confpatch folder, which is really great.
>>>
>>>
>>> Sure, but some people prefer to integrate Cocoon into their build -
>>> and generally want to do so with as little "building" of Cocoon as
>>> possible.  Either way works well.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> With this recent change to XConfPatchTask, I have been able
>> to refactor the way we build our Projects 'into' Cocoon.
>>
>> I attempt to describe the process here:
>>
>> http://wiki.cocoondev.org/Wiki.jsp?page=ProjectBuilding
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> regards Jeremy
>

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