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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [OGNL] drop old opensymphony build
Date Tue, 17 May 2011 19:28:53 GMT
Henri Yandell wrote:

> On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 8:17 AM, Jörg Schaible
> <joerg.schaible@scalaris.com> wrote:
>> Henri Yandell wrote:
>>
>>> Generally that it's fine to drop the build and focus on the m2 build,
>>> but if someone is willing to step up and support a different build
>>> then that is fine too.
>>>
>>> I think the solution is an Ant task that can parse pom.xml and provide
>>> basic build/test support :)
>>
>> You mean this: http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-ant-plugin/
> 
> Not really - I'd mean an Ant task that reads a pom, not a Maven plugin
> that generates an Ant file. The latter needs Maven (which the user
> specifically won't have) and is a pain to manage (we have to keep
> regenerating).

The idea is that you generate the Ant build and include it in the delivery, 
so that a user can chose between Ant or Maven on its own. I just have no 
idea, how well the generated build works.

The latter is also possible, but if you call Maven (core) with an Ant task, 
it does not really help.

- Jörg


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