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From "James Mitchell" <jmitch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Resources] Presence vs. contrib
Date Fri, 05 Mar 2004 12:59:33 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig R. McClanahan" <craigmcc@apache.org>
To: "Jakarta Commons Developers List" <commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, March 03, 2004 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: [Resources] Presence vs. contrib


> Quoting James Mitchell <jmitchell@apache.org>:
>
> >
> > I'm not sure how you want to handle the tests that require a database
> > configuration and connection (??Craig??).  They run fine for me with a
> > simple mysql install.
>
> How about if we create a test dependency on hsqldb (or some equivalent
embedded
> SQL database with a JDBC driver)?  Since it runs in the same process, it
could
> be managed pretty much like any other test.

That sounds great.  I'll look at getting that done soon, although to be
honest, I'm about to get a book deal so when that happens it will pretty
much consume every non-working or non-sleeping minute of my time.

>
> >
> > As far as building/dist-ing, Maven is giving me fits.  I am fighting
with
> > Maven to get it to do what I need (per last discussion about
distributions
> > and struts plugins, etc), but I'm just not that familiar with it.
> >
>
> I'm glad someone else is cutting their teeth on Maven building so I can
just
> benefit from their experience when it's done :-).

'cutting teeth' is a VERY polite way of putting it :)

>
> > I'm not complaining about Maven specifically, I just hate feeling stupid
> > with this or any neat tool ;)
> >
> > Much like the discussions/arguments about jsp vs. velocity, Maven might
be
> > cool and might even be more powerful than Ant, but I am just not as
> > knowledgable with Maven as I am with Ant build scripts.
> >
> > I'm going to move them to the main src directory, but I will need some
> > assistence getting the tests to pass.
> >
> >
> > --
> > James Mitchell
> > Software Engineer / Open Source Evangelist
> > EdgeTech, Inc.
> > 678.910.8017
> > AIM: jmitchtx
> > MSN: jmitchell@apache.org
> >
>
> Craig
>




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James Mitchell
Software Engineer / Open Source Evangelist
EdgeTech, Inc.
678.910.8017
AIM: jmitchtx
MSN: jmitchell@apache.org
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