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From Dennis Lundberg <denn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: VOTE: Migrate commons-fileupload to Maven 2
Date Wed, 06 Sep 2006 22:05:32 GMT
Craig McClanahan wrote:
> On 9/1/06, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> <snip>
>> We also need to definitively settle the artifact naming conventions
>> and think carefully about the impact of relocating the fileupload jar.
> 
> 
> 
> I *think* the following strategy will deal with this situation ... and
> should generic to all the commons packages:
> 
> * If version x.y.z of Commons package "foo" is published as Maven artifact
>  "commons-foo:commons-foo:x.y.z", publish an *additional* copy of that
>  same version under "org.apache.commons.foo:commons-foo:x.y.z".
> 
> * For all future versions, use only the"org.apache.commons" group id.
> 
> That way, we won't disrupt current Maven-based users of the current
> versions, and we also don't have to wait until each individual package revs
> to publish versions under the new id.  Users who are updating their 
> projects
> to depend on a new version number can easily update the group id at the 
> same
> time.
> 
> Does that make any sense?
> 
> 
> Phil
> 
> 
> 
> Craig
> 

I've documented the procedure for doing this here:

   http://maven.apache.org/guides/mini/guide-relocation.html

-- 
Dennis Lundberg

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