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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [Heads up] Change to build system in 2.1.x
Date Sat, 30 Oct 2004 16:49:45 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:

> Ugo Cei wrote:
>> Looks like this is not a backward-compatible change. Blocks which are 
>> distributed outside of Cocoon (like Fins or my Spring Petstore) must 
>> change their deployment instructions to add all those <depend> 
>> elements (and put dependencies in gump too, which wasn't required 
>> before, even though it might have been good practice).
>> Shouldn't we make this change in trunk only and leave 2.1 as is?
> It was required for libs dependencies cleanup. Before, you either had 
> to duplicate the lib, or put fake dependency between blocks. Now we 
> can cleanup these unnecessary dependencies, and build will find 
> required libs for the blocks.
> I say let's leave it in.
> Vadim

I believe the policy says that these sort of changes (like deprecating 
something) require that they be announced in one maintenance release and 
then they can be put in the next.  So this change can only happen in 
2.1.7, if I have it right.


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