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From Gary Gregory <>
Subject Re: Maven bugs when building Sanselan
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:47:37 GMT
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM, Damjan Jovanovic <>wrote:

> Hi
> As we near the 1.0 release of Sanselan / Apache Commons Imaging, I am
> having showstopper problems with Maven.
> The first problem, now fixed, was that "mvn assembly:assembly" failed
> due to the Maven Assembly plugin failing to add a non-ASCII filename
> to a tar file (,
> because Plexus Archiver had a bug that wrongly assumed number of chars
> = number of bytes, an assumption that quickly fails on UTF-8 locales
> ( I sent a patch to
> Plexus Archiver, they quickly included that patch in the next release,
> and Maven Assembly then made a 2.3 release which unknowingly pulled in
> that new release of Plexus Archiver. So by increasing the needed
> version of Maven Assembly to 2.3, I got that working now :). I see
> someone recently patched the Commons parent POM with the same version
> change - even better.
> The second is that "mvn site" fails because Clirr can't compare some
> inner classes properly, and the Maven Clirr plugin doesn't properly
> count and delete classes that can't be compared, leading to
> ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
> ( and probably
> and
> I made and attached a
> working patch to that bug, but there's been no response yet and the
> project seems dead :(.
> Otherwise, what is the procedure for renaming the project to Apache
> Commons Imaging?

I do not think there is an official guide one something like this. How

- Create a new Imaging spot in SVN
- Copy everything to the new place
- Do all the renaming (Java packages, any names in the docs, and so on)
- Rename or create the JIRA name.
- Move the now old Sanselan to the Attic.

Also to do before 1.0:

- Update the parent POM and plugins to the latest
- Is there anything in Java 6 that would make Imaging better? Is using Java
5 vs. 6 an impediment?
- Add reports: PMD, FindBugs, Checkstyle (see Lang, Net, IO, Codec, for


> Thank you
> Damjan
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