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From robert burrell donkin <robertburrelldon...@blueyonder.co.uk>
Subject Re: [logging] dependencies [WAS Re: [logging] new release?]
Date Sun, 09 Oct 2005 21:00:03 GMT
On Sun, 2005-10-09 at 18:27 +0200, Dennis Lundberg wrote:
> robert burrell donkin wrote:
> > On Sun, 2005-10-09 at 09:39 +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote: 
> > 
> >>Our current build tool (maven) is not able to distinguish between
> >>compile-time and run-time dependencies. And some packagers don't
> >>understand this and start to require all of the compile time
> >>dependencies also at runtime.
> > 
> > 
> > (logging uses ant for builds but) i agree that this is a major issue for
> > all projects that use maven. JCL uses maven to generate the
> > documentation which is misleading. 
> > 
> > does anyone know how to add comments for dependencies? 
> 
> For Maven 1 it could be solved by setting properties [1] on the 
> dependency. This would be something local to commons-logging that would 
> not work automatically in other places.
> 
> [1] 
> http://maven.apache.org/reference/project-descriptor.html#class_Dependency

thanks :)

helped me to track down what i was looking for:

      <properties>
        <comment>XXX</comment>
      </properties>

can be used to add comments which appear in the dependency report.

- robert


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