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From Martin Cooper <mfncoo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [commons-build] Site build problem
Date Mon, 12 Sep 2005 00:54:21 GMT
On 9/11/05, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> On 9/11/05, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > From: "Brett Porter" <brett@apache.org>
> > > Phil Steitz wrote:
> > >
> > > >Given the current setup above, unless I am missing something, all of
> > the
> > > >maven.xml's would have to be modified to check, I guess this is
> > possible.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > Fair enough - I thought all the projects extended
> > > commons-build/project.xml (and hence used it's maven.xml).
> >
> > I did a quick scan and only "attributes" and "chain" extend the
> > commons-build/project.xml - but maybe all commons components should?
> 
> 
> That used to be the setup, and lots of people complained, since it meant
> that even to just build/jar the components, you had to have commons-build
> checked out, among other things. Of course, the web sites now depend on 
> the
> commons-site.jsl, style sheets and nav elements, so you effectively have 
> to
> have it checked out to do site gens, so it is worth considering going back
> to extending.


We have Subversion now, and so svn:externals, which gives us an alternative 
to having to check out commons-build separately...

--
Martin Cooper


If they did - isn't the simplest solution to add a plugin dependency
> >
> > commons-build/project.xml?
> >
> > <dependency>
> > <groupId>maven</groupId>
> > <artifactId>maven-xdoc-plugin</artifactId>
> > <version>1.9.2</version>
> > <url>http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/xdoc</url>
> > <type>plugin</type>
> > </dependency>
> >
> > I tried this with validator and it worked fine, downloading the 1.9.2xdoc
> > version and running.
> >
> > Niall
> 
> 
> Yes, that would work for the current problem, but I am not sure all would 
> be
> happy about going back to all extending the commons-build POM. Thoughts?
> 
> Phil
> 
>

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