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From "Gerhard Froehlich" <g-froehl...@gmx.de>
Subject RE: cvs commit: jakarta-commons-sandbox/simplestore/lib jdbc2_0-stdext.jar
Date Sun, 10 Feb 2002 00:37:20 GMT
Craig,

>From: Craig R. McClanahan [mailto:craigmcc@apache.org]
>
>This file needs to be removed from CVS, and your build process changed.
>
>The Jakarta PMC and the Apache Board are currently in a process of
>removing checked-in JAR files for which the license to do so disallows it,
>and that includes this one.  The problem is that checking it in to CVS
>makes the file available for individual download -- in violation of the
>redistribution requirements of the license.
>
>It is acceptable to make your build process dependent upon JARs like this
>(Tomcat uses this one too).  It is acceptable to ship this particular
>JAR as part of a distribution (Tomcat does that as well).  It's not
>acceptable to check it in.
 
Dumb question, but do I have to remove the entry in the build.properties.sample
too??

  ~Gerhard

"A man with one watch knows what time it is, 
a man with two watches is never sure... 
(Albert Einstein)"


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