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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: heads up: about to check in a potentially disruptive change to the build
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2010 13:14:16 GMT
I have checked in this work at subversion revision 999928.


Rick Hillegas wrote:
> I am about to check in a patch which has been evolving on DERBY-3986. 
> Please see that issue for a detailed discussion of this work. This 
> patch makes the following high level changes:
> 1) Introduces a new artifact directory called "generated", which lives 
> parallel to the classes, jars, and javadoc directories already created 
> by the build machinery. This new directory is the root of a tree where 
> the build puts generated java files and other artifacts which do not 
> fit tidily into the existing classes, jars, or javadoc directories.
> 2) Introduces a new variable ${out.base} which you can customize in 
> your ant.properties or on the command line. ${out.base} is the base 
> directory for all build artifacts. It defaults to be ${basedir}. That 
> means that if you do not customize ${out.base}, then most of your 
> build artifacts (including classes, jars, and javadoc) will continue 
> to be dropped into the same locations where they are dropped today. If 
> you do customize ${out.base}, then all of the following artifacts will 
> be dropped into the ${out.base} directory:
>  changenumber.properties
>  classes
>  classes.pptesting
>  classes.storeless
>  generated
>  jars
>  javadoc
> I'm hoping that these changes won't break anyone's build. But given 
> the complexity of Derby's build I can't make any guarantees--so please 
> let me know as soon as possible if you encounter a problem.
> Before syncing with the mainline, I recommend that you first "ant 
> clobber" your subversion client. That should remove the build 
> artifacts which are currently dropped into the source tree. Then you 
> can sync and build. As a sanity check, you might want to run an "ant 
> status" afterward to see if there are any artifacts lingering in your 
> source tree. So here's how I recommend that you manage your next sync:
> ant clobber
> svn update
> svn status
> Again, please let me know if you encounter any problems.
> Thanks,
> -Rick

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