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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: [jelly] Jelly needs a release Was: jelly demos don't compile even with the jars
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 08:27:14 GMT
I'm +1.
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dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
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Henri Yandell <bayard@generationjava.com> wrote on 08/08/2003 06:07:47 PM:

> 
> [Cross-posting]
> 
> John Farrel has had lots of trouble trying to get the released version 
of
> Jelly to build. So I figured I'd run through the instructions Jelly 
gives:
> 
> Downloaded the jar.
> 
> Running 'ant' as the README says. It's getting lots of jars, but failing
> on jms, xsdlib and jdbc. Then of course it dies. Running maven normally
> with 'maven' would be no different.
> 
> This is with Maven 0.7, which I suspect is what this version of Jelly 
was
> created against [or 0.4+]. I find that 0.4->0.7 of Maven are fairly
> compatible, but that 0.8 can hit problems in compatibility.
> 
> So the basic problem here is that Jelly hasn't been released since July
> 2002 [and is still at beta 3]. The source is not buildable for beta-3.
> 
> Looking at CVS, beta-4-SNAPSHOT is what is being worked upon. It no 
longer
> relies upon xsdlib, jdbc and jms. Checking it out and running 'maven' as
> the README now suggests gives me a file not found for ../project.xml.
> Always a pain :) Grabbing that and LICENSE.txt which will also be 
needed,
> it builds happily.
> 
> Jelly has no nightly build, which is odd as most of Commons does have a
> nightly build.
> 
> It seems to me that Jelly should push out beta-4 if only so that a
> buildable version is out there. Of course, there have been 689 commits
> since that release, so I imagine the codebase might not be ready to walk
> out the door.
> 
> Hen
> 
> On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, John Farrell wrote:
> 
> > On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 04:50 pm, Henri Yandell wrote:
> > > I've found that the speed of Maven can get frustrating at times.
> >
> > Actually, the speed of maven didn't worry me. It's just all the 
> mucking around
> > using cvsgrab, trying to figure out how to get jelly without all of 
commons,
> > searching wikis and websites, searching through code to find out what 
is
> > really going on, and so on.
> >
> > > Could you let me know which particular jelly source download you 
grabbed?
> >
> > http://www.ibiblio.org/maven/commons-jelly/distributions/
> >
> > I know I tried the commons-jelly-1.0-beta-3-src.tar.gz at least once, 
maybe
> > the zip as well. Silly me thought that the old modification dates 
meant the
> > product was stable. To get to that page, you go to
> >
> > http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/jelly/
> >
> > and click on Download, so I really expected it to be up to date. 
> Thanks Henri.
> >
> > John
> >
> 
> 
> 
> 
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