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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: Should Continuum Release use the Maven Release Plugin or not?
Date Sat, 19 Sep 2009 00:44:19 GMT

On 19/09/2009, at 8:55 AM, Wendy Smoak wrote:
> The way I read it, the underlying problem is " if I configure the
> release plugin in pom.xml (for default values ... ), this is ignored
> by continuum. "


> And I believe that's fixed and Continuum now picks up release plugin
> configuration in the pom.  (Except for the problem that if you
> configure one of the params, you lose the defaults for the rest, but
> that's in JIRA.)

Ok, I didn't know that - so the specific issue mentioned in that JIRA  
is now resolved?

> To me, release is complex enough when we know what single version of
> the libraries is being used.  What value is added by using the release
> plugin directly and allowing the user to pick the version?  And do we
> lose anything by using the release plugin instead of the libraries?
> (For example, can we still do the list of phases on the release
> prepare screen and show where you are in the process or where it
> failed?)

I wasn't suggesting using the release plugin - just that his core  
issue needs to be fixed and that the patch may offer something towards  

- Brett

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