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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [cli2] Negative number arguments seen as options
Date Fri, 30 May 2008 19:01:51 GMT
On 30/05/2008, Russel Winder <russel.winder@concertant.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-05-29 at 16:40 +0100, sebb wrote:
>
>  > JMeter originally used the CLI code from Excalibur/Avalon, but the
>  > project appeared defunct so when some bugs needed fixing the CLI code
>  > was extracted, copied to JMeter and fixed.
>  >
>  > The Avalon CLI code in Commons is a copy of the JMeter version.
>  >
>  > Although Commons CLI is partly derived from Avalon, the interface is
>  > very different.
>
>
> I guess this raises a critical question:

I don't see it as critical myself ...

>  Will JMeter remove its fork of
>  Commons CLI, put the fixes into Commons CLI 1.2 and then depend on
>  Commons CLI 1.2 -- or alternatively remove the Commons CLI 1.x fork and
>  depend on Commons CLI 2.0-SNAPSHOT?

Neither, as the CLI1 and CLI2 have a different API.

However, if the Avalon CLI were released, then JMeter could depend on
it, and drop its own copy of the code.

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