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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] Update dependencies?
Date Tue, 09 Nov 2010 18:09:35 GMT
On 9 November 2010 17:47, Henning Schmiedehausen
<henning@schmiedehausen.org> wrote:
> This opens the philosophical can of worms of whether the dependencies
> in the POM should be the 'least version required to run this' or 'the
> latest and greatest'.

> personally, I prefer the former. If someone integrating vfs uses
> commons-collections-3.2.1 in their project, they will override the
> transitive dependency of commons-vfs. But if someone integrating
> commons-vfs needs to use commons-collections-3.1 for whatever reason,
> then dragging in a sudden dependency change will screw them over.
>
> So I am -1 on this change. Please don't do it.

Sorry, already did it.

I'll revert the Collections change, but I think HttpClient should
remain at 3.1 (rather than 3.0) as there were quite a few important
fixes in it.

Also I assume JUnit can stay at 4.8.2 as that is a test-only dependency.

> -h
>
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 04:13, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The following dependencies could potentially be updated:
>>
>> ant:ant ............................................... 1.6.2 -> 1.6.5
>> commons-httpclient:commons-httpclient ..................... 3.0 -> 3.1
>> commons-collections:commons-collections ................. 3.1 -> 3.2.1
>> javax.mail:mail ......................................... 1.4 -> 1.4.1
>> org.apache.jackrabbit:jackrabbit-webdav ............... 1.5.2 -> 2.1.2
>> xml-apis:xml-apis .................................... 1.0.b2 -> 2.0.2
>>
>> I think we should update most, if not all of them.
>>
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