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From "Alberto Mozzone (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (BEANUTILS-398) CLONE - The three jars contain wrong classes
Date Wed, 10 Aug 2011 08:41:27 GMT


Alberto Mozzone commented on BEANUTILS-398:

Not to mention that "commons-beanutils-collections" is still alive, instead of being erased...

> CLONE - The three jars contain wrong classes
> --------------------------------------------
>                 Key: BEANUTILS-398
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons BeanUtils
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Bean-Collections
>    Affects Versions: 1.8.3
>            Reporter: Alberto Mozzone
>            Assignee: Niall Pemberton
> This issue has been discussed in the following thread:
> For BeanUtils 1.7.0 the following classes which had a dependency on Commons Collections
were split into a separate "bean-collections" sub-module:
> Three "flavours" of jars were released in 1.7.0
>    commons-beanutils.jar - containing all BeanUtils classes, including above bean-collections
>    commons-beanutils-bean-collections.jar - containing just the above  bean-collections
>    commons-beanutils-core.jar - containing BeanUtils classes excluding above bean-collections
> BeanUtils 1.7.0 was created using ant and (I presume) the maven poms for the above artifacts
were manually created - unfortunately with mistakes:
> 1) The pom for commons-beanutils.jar DOESN'T declare any Commons Collections dependency
(which it has for the bean-collections classes)
> 2) The pom for commons-beanutils-core.jar DOES declare a Commons Collections dependency
(which it doesn't actually have)
> The proposal for BeanUtils 1.8.0 (see is to merge the bean-collections
classes back into core BeanUtils and get rid of the bean-collections sub-module - releasing
just a single jar for BeanUtils and marking the Commons Collections dependency as "optional"
in the maven pom (see

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