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From Ralph Goers <>
Subject Re: [vfs] checkstyle - was Re: svn commit: r1245166 - in /commons/proper/vfs/trunk/core/src/main/java/org/apache/commons/vfs2: provider/ provider/http/ provider/https/ provider/ram/ provider/sftp/ provider/tar/ util/
Date Sat, 18 Feb 2012 14:25:41 GMT

On Feb 18, 2012, at 3:20 AM, Luc Maisonobe <> wrote:

> Le 17/02/2012 23:30, Ralph Goers a écrit :
>> On Feb 17, 2012, at 2:18 PM, Gary Gregory wrote:
>>>> That seems like way too much effort for very little benefit.  In fact,
>>>> when I created the checkstyle configuration I started from the one used by
>>>> Commons Configuration and then tweaked it to shut up a bunch of the
>>>> "errors" I didn't care about and that seemed to have been the convention
>>>> the existing code base.  I'd prefer that all of commons use the same
>>>> checkstyle configuration.
>>> +1, that would be great, we could put it in the parent POM and be done with
>>> it once and for all.
> Are we sure all components use the same style ?
> The checkstyle.xml file for [math] origin has evolved its own way,
> partly when the mantissa library has been merged. I am pretty sure it is
> not compatible with other ones.

That was kind of the point for using a single checkstyle config. Why should the various projects
use different rules?

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