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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: [TEXT] Remove Commons Lang Dependency?
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 17:58:02 GMT
Pascal Schumacher wrote:

> Am 19.12.2016 um 11:25 schrieb Pascal Schumacher:
>> Am 18.12.2016 um 23:02 schrieb Jörg Schaible:
>>> Actually I don't understand why do you want to remove it. It was made
>>> dependent on purpose. The shade plugin - if properly configured -
>>> will only
>>> include StringUtils as a private package in commons-text - so this
>>> dependency exists only at build time. We had a bad history of copied
>>> code in
>>> commons, because the original code got bug fixes and the copies were
>>> never
>>> updated later on.
>> Well the minimizing of jar by shade does not really work, maybe the
>> configuration is wrong? Even if commons-lang usage is reduced to just
>> StringUtils ( the
>> shade plugin still includes a lot of classes from lang (145 KB).
> Sorry, I have to correct myself. The minimizing does work, StringUtils
> has (transitive) dependencies on half of lang.

OK, *that's* unfortunate. :-/


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