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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] combo/ and docs/ directories
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2005 18:35:21 GMT
On 12/20/05, Craig McClanahan <craigmcc@apache.org> wrote:
> On 12/20/05, Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akolkar@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I lack the background for a couple of directories under commons proper
> > in SVN, but it will be nice to have that :-) These are not in the
> > externals for trunks-proper either.
> >
> > * combo/
>
>
> The original theory here was that we could produce a commons-all.jar, and
> associated "all Commons" javadocs, for the complete set of "proper" Commons
> components.  The build script would let an individual developer pick which
> versions of all the point products he or she wanted, and in theory someone
> would update the checked-in version whenever there was a GA release of one
> of the packages.
>
> Alas, nobody really picked up on the idea, and the implementation (at least
> in Ant) is pretty messy.  I'd consider this thing to be dormant at the
> moment.
>
<snip/>

Thanks Craig, if no one adds to this thread in a few days, I'll call a
VOTE to move combo out of proper.

-Rahul


>
> Was this concept ever put in motion? (committer list shows Craig and Hen)
> >
> > * docs/
> >
> > Much of the stuff under docs/ is now contained in commons-build/. Does
> > this serve any current purpose?
>
>
> Don't know about that one.
>
> Thanks!
> > -Rahul
>
>
> Craig
>
>

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