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From "Bryan Pendleton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (DERBY-6645) Switch to Maven for building Apache Derby
Date Fri, 21 Dec 2018 15:23:00 GMT

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Bryan Pendleton commented on DERBY-6645:
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It would be great if some of this wonderful information could end up in the Derby Wiki.

Or perhaps, even if just the Derby Wiki had a few pointers back here.

Or maybe it belongs in a beefed up BUILDING.html ?

In the meantime, thanks Alex and Rick for the great discussion, since the Derby build procedures
have evolved somewhat over the last year or two and it's good to get these details out on
the table.



> Switch to Maven for building Apache Derby
> -----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: DERBY-6645
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-6645
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Build tools
>    Affects Versions: 10.10.2.0
>            Reporter: Moritz Hoffmann
>            Priority: Major
>         Attachments: DERBY-6645_v1.patch
>
>
> For a new user building Derby is very hard. It does not follow established Java project
structures and requires a lot of prior knowledge. Also the documentation is rather short.
Especially running the tests is non-intuitive at the beginning. Thus, I propose that Derby
switches to building using Maven and restructures its components in a cleaner way. Testing
should be revised to produce reproducible results. This would make development and testing
much easier and more user-friendly.



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