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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [compress] XZ support
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:24:17 GMT
On 25 October 2011 09:50, Torsten Curdt <> wrote:
>>> So I would only release the shaded jar.
>> IIRC sebb objected to shading.
> Why was that, sebb?

I don't recall saying that I objected; I did wonder what advantage it
would give.

> I cannot think of a good reason why this should be a problem.

Maybe not in this case, but if the dependency is then updated AIUI
using shading would prevent the user from updating the dependency

>>  We have the choice of releasing only a
>> shaded jar, only a plain jar with a POM that states a hard-dependency
>> or releasing two artifacts.
> You know my preference :)

Now that XZ is in Maven, it seems to me the simplest solution is to
have a dependency on it.

I would be inclined to try that first, and then move to shading if
really required.

> cheers,
> Torsten
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