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From Jorg Heymans ...@domek.be>
Subject Re: BUILD SUCCESSFUL (Was: Maven info wanted)
Date Sat, 30 Sep 2006 14:53:41 GMT
On 30 Sep 2006, at 15:03, Jean-Baptiste Quenot wrote:

>
> Did  you turn  on  Maven's  offline mode?   In  my experience  the
> offline  mode is  not  reliable,  you often  have  to switch  back
> online, and  then you  don't have the  same build  duration!  It's
> something  I  can't bear  with  Maven  2:  why bother  doing  HTTP
> requests as the jar is already fetched?!

<sigh>

Does this really matter? How often during development of a typical  
webapplication do you invoke your build system? I don't know about  
you but for me, using maven in a project does not mean i type "mvn  
clean install" from the project root every 2 minutes. I'll invoke it  
to regenerate the eclipse project files, i'll invoke it each time i  
need to deliver a new EAR for testing and a few times in between to  
regenerate hibernate descriptors through xdoclet. That's *it*,  
everything else is pretty much IDE driven.

So frankly if you're suggesting me an alternative build system that  
does less http requests, has better logging output or compiles my  
code 50% faster then i can't honestly say i'm interested as it's not  
at all what having a standardized build system is all about.


Regards,
Jorg



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