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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] moving resources folder
Date Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:34:08 GMT
On 9 February 2012 17:22, Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
> Le 09/02/2012 17:33, Gilles Sadowski a écrit :
>> On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 05:13:14PM +0100, Luc Maisonobe wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Some times ago, we had a discussion about some issues with Android
>>> devices. One issue was that the packaging system for Android did remove
>>> some folders we put inside META-INF. The folder we put there was
>>> localization.
>>>
>>> I would like to mode this folder from META-INF/localization to a new
>>> assets/localization, to better match Android (but not completely as we
>>> do not use their specific localization API and associated xml files).
>>>
>>> If we need other resources, they should also be put under this "assets"
>>> directory.
>>>
>>> What do you think ?
>>
>> Why not "resources" (which already exists and is more Java-ish)?
>
> The problem is not the resources folder, which is maven standard layout
> and should be used, as Sebb points out.
>
>> [Maybe it's the use of "META-INF" that is the problem.]
>
> Yes, the problem is the structure below the resources folder, which is
> the one that will be copied into the generated jar.
>
> For now, we have resources/META-INF/localization, which appears as
> META-INF/localization in the maven generated jar. I would like to have
> resources/assets/localization, which would appear as assets/localization
> in the jar.
>
> This is compliant with maven since in the project structure it lies
> below the resources directory, and this would be compliant with Android
> for which application specific resources should be in an assets directory.

In that case, OK by me.

> The current directory, lying under META-INF, was stripped out because
> some build/conversion tools considered they own META-INF.
>
> Luc
>
>>
>>
>> Gilles
>>
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