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From "John Casey" <>
Subject Re: Project Group Notifiers
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2006 18:42:09 GMT
I think since it's Continuum and not a generic Maven build (i.e. where you
added the POM can be taken into consideration, where with Maven you have to
consider any module as a possible entry point to the build), it should be

My only slight reservation would be if group-level notifiers can act
differently than project-level notifiers. If that's the case, then the
behavior of Continuum builds will differ based on which POM is used to add a
hierarchy, since the child POMs that are also parents will have their
notifiers added at the project level, and would behave accordingly.

Also, if continuum databases ever became exportable in any way, this could
produce data inconsistencies with exports from other Continuum instances
that added a hierarchy of POMs from a different starting point.

I don't think either of those would be an issue, so I don't see this as a

Just my $0.02US


On 10/24/06, Jesse McConnell <> wrote:
> I have been working at this problem off and on for a few days and have
> a bit of a stumbling block I would like a bit of feedback on..  build
> definitions where easier for this since they had no equivalent POM
> linkage...but thats a bit of an issue with the notifiers I am finding.
> My original assumption was that any notifiers declared in the pom that
> I am loading in as an m2 project would be initialized as a group
> notifier.  This becomes a minor issue as the way things stand right
> now I'll have to pass annoying groupPom boolean status into parts of
> the loading mechanism that I really don't want to.  But then I just
> got to thinking that this only addresses it part way.  Basically I
> wanted to ask if people were comfortable with the following statement.
> notifiers defined in the pom being loaded in as the project group pom
> ( the one input into the Add M2 Project page) and the notifiers
> defined in the parents of that pom are all group lvl notifiers.  any
> notifiers defined below that point will be attached as individual
> project notifiers.  In the case of notifiers configured in poms that
> are the parents of sub-modules/projects (but are still children of the
> top lvl continuum project group pom) will be added to each of the
> child poms below that.
> an example might help
> P1 -> P2
>   P2 -> P3
>   P2 -> P4
>     P4 -> P5
>     P4 -> P6
> for P1-6, if P2 where the pom loaded into continuum as the project group,
> then
> * notifiers in P1 and P2 are group notifiers
> * notifiers in P4 are added to P4,5,6 as project notifiers
> Would this work as a hard and fast rule for notifiers?
> jesse
> --
> jesse mcconnell

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