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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Release Codec 1.4 based on RC2
Date Tue, 28 Jul 2009 08:59:55 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: news [mailto:news@ger.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Jörg Schaible
> Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 1:54 AM
> To: dev@commons.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [VOTE] Release Codec 1.4 based on RC2
> 
> Gary Gregory wrote at Dienstag, 28. Juli 2009 10:39:
> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Emmanuel Bourg [mailto:ebourg@apache.org]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 1:29 AM
> >> To: Commons Developers List
> >> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release Codec 1.4 based on RC2
> >>
> >> Jörg Schaible a écrit :
> >>
> >> > Maybe we should start asking the other way round: Why do *we* want to
> >> > maintain an additional Ant build file? We build our artifacts with
> >> Maven,
> >> > vote on them and distribute exactly those in the end. I'd never
> expect
> >> to
> >> > get the exactly same jar using a different build system. If somebody
> >> want
> >> > an Ant build he can use the maven-ant-plugin
> >> > (http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-ant-plugin/) to create the
> >> > build.xml.
> >>
> >> Among the people using Ant to build our components there are the Linux
> >> distros like Debian. I believe that building with Maven is more
> >> complicated for them, but not impossible. We should probably encourage
> >> them to convert all their builds to Maven.
> >
> > Would we be doing these folks a great disservice by removing the man-
> made
> > Ant build from the project (as opposed them using a Maven generated
> > build.xml?)
> 
> Is it better to provide a build.xml that is only maintained half-hearted -
> if at all? Are we sure that at least one of us tried the Ant build for a
> release candidate? You know, what I mean ...

Maybe we can start by marking the Ant build files as deprecated. 

It seems to work fine right now.

Gary

> 
> - Jörg
> 
> 
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