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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Duplicate jars in binary archive
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2013 18:56:17 GMT
On 7 July 2013 11:02, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> On 07/07/13 00:57, sebb wrote:
>>
>> On 6 July 2013 20:15, Robert Burrell Donkin
>
>
> <snip>
>
>
>>> What would a binary distribution give beyond a runnable jar...?
>>
>>
>> In Commons binary archives contain the compiled jar(s), plus Javadoc
>> (unpacked), plus source examples (if any).
>
>
> :-)
>
>
>> The Javadoc may not be so useful here, as RAT is not normally used as a
>> library.
>>
>>> Opinions...? Ideas...?
>>
>>
>> Using RAT from Maven is very easy, because the jars are pushed to Maven
>> Central.
>
>
> +1
>
>
>> However, I did find it a bit awkard picking out the correct jars to
>> run with Ant.
>
>
> <nod>
>
>
>> Maybe the binary archive could contain directories for cli and Ant use.
>> Or maybe just create combined jars for CLI and ANT use, and add some
>> basic installation instructions.
>> That would be 3 or 4 files; should be easy to use.
>
>
> Yes, I think it should be easy enough to create a single jar suitable for
> both CLI and Ant usage
>
> And yes, an improved README sounds good
>
> Perhaps more elegant to factor out clearly named modules for CLI and
> assembly
>
> I also favour removing/relocating the Python recursion script

What does it do?

It does not seem to have any documentation apart from the AL header.

>
>> There's no point including source or javadoc jars in the binary archive.
>
>
> +1
>
> Robert

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