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From Olivier Lamy <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Continue to use redback?
Date Thu, 14 May 2015 03:07:44 GMT
Hey

On 14 May 2015 at 01:18, Brent Atkinson <brent.atkinson@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Olivier, this was extremely helpful.
>
> At the moment, I'm not sure which strategy makes the most sense, but
> getting the source code should at least help determine how to move forward.
> The immediate goal is to get Continuum running under Java 8, and if
> possible, servlet 3 to speed up deployment by disabling jar scanning.
>
> I have migrated the subversion repo to a local git clone, but (from
> http://www.codehaus.org) it appears that the source will be migrated to
> github. Do you know if this will include redback? If so, the history should
> be available at github after the shutdown.
>

I believe all svn repos from codehaus will be migrated as read only to a
github account.


>
> Source Code: Will all be migrated to Github - SVN repos will be migrated to
> > Git and transferred into the "codehaus" Github account. This is a
> readonly
> > account. Inactive projects may be migrated ahead of the shutdown.
>
>
> Thanks again for your help,
>
> Brent
>
> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 7:18 AM, Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > On 12 May 2015 at 00:34, Brent Atkinson <brent.atkinson@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > On multiple fronts I discovered that the project's dependency on
> Redback
> > is
> > > a blocker for using Java 8 and configuring the application for the
> > Servlet
> > > 3 spec. There are also larger issues with authentication, authorization
> > and
> > > user/role management that will need to be addressed to improve the
> > overall
> > > quality of Continuum going forward.
> > >
> > > It is not clear what the best strategy is for continuing:
> > >
> > >   * Is it feasible to continue to use redback since its migration to a
> > > sub-component of Archiva?
> > >
> >
> > Note the redback version as archiva subcomponent is now without any jsp
> > related technologies.
> >
> >
> > >   * How difficult would this re-integration be in terms of required
> > changes
> > > or level or effort?
> > >
> >
> > need to add back jsp/tags
> >
> >
> > >
> > > If this is a considerable task, it may make more sense to patch (or
> > > recompile) the old version to unblock forward progress in the short
> term,
> > > while working to migrate to something like Spring Security in later
> > > releases. However, while trying to evaluate this as a possibility I had
> > > trouble locating the historical versions.
> > >
> > > * Where is the source code for the older versions (specifically,
> 1.3-M3)?
> > >
> >
> > Here http://svn.codehaus.org/redback/redback/
> >
> > Take care as codehaus will be soon shutdown.
> > I guess it's in branches as redback-1.3-Mx
> >
> > Maybe this can be hosted as a branch in archiva redback git repo?
> >
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Brent
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Olivier Lamy
> > http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
> >
>



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