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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: unmavenising Commons projects
Date Sat, 22 Jun 2002 13:06:23 GMT
On 6/22/02 1:39 AM, "Henri Yandell" <> wrote:

> I'm on a different point of view than costin. I'm +1 using Maven, but a
> mad rush to mavenise all of Commons without structure is going to hurt.
> To answer costin first:
> Maven is just another build tool. Why not use it instead of ant in the
> end? Given the great quality of documentation that Maven has, I think it's
> going to be a lot easier for a cvs-user to use than ant currently is.
> It took me ages to get to the point of having ANT_HOME defined and knowing
> to always put junit.jar in my ant-lib directory and to get optional jar
> etc. Maven blows that away. Let's seriously consider a Mavenised Commons.

Lets seriously consider getting ant to fix the classloader :)  I can't
*stand* putting junit.jar in the ant-lib directory.  Yeek.

Geir Magnusson Jr. 
Research & Development, Adeptra Inc.

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