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From "Craig R. McClanahan" <craig...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [docs] Crappy build system
Date Tue, 12 Aug 2003 03:09:26 GMT
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Glenn Nielsen wrote:

> Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 21:56:46 -0500
> From: Glenn Nielsen <glenn@mail.more.net>
> Reply-To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: [docs] Crappy build system
>
> Henri Yandell wrote:
> > Jakarta Commons build system for the website is very very crappy.
> > Regardless of whether things move to Maven or some other look and feel,
> > I'd like to check in the jars needed so that people don't have to go
> > around hunting in jakarta-velocity, jakarta-site2 and who knows where
> > else.
> >
> > Is anyone against this? Is there some reason for the current confusing
> > setup?
> >
>
> -1 to checking the jars into CVS

Agreed.  Changing the site generaton process to use Maven would eliminate
any need for this.

Of course, so would using standard XML technologies like XSLT, but I'm not
going to volunteer to maintain the Commons site sources, so I'm not going
to go there :-).

Craig

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