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From Craig L Russell <craig.russ...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: ant optional?
Date Thu, 09 Dec 2010 22:10:20 GMT
Hi Matthew,

Go ahead and commit or if you don't have commit access (I forget) then  
open a JIRA and attach a patch for one of us to commit.

Craig

On Dec 9, 2010, at 6:33 AM, Matthew Adams wrote:

> Maven's test scope only means that it needs to be on the test  
> classpath.  It would not introduce a runtime or even compile time  
> dependency of jdo-api.jar.  Optional means that if Maven can't find  
> it, compilation should still succeed, which it wouldn't if it  
> weren't available.  Again, <scope> and <optional> are orthogonal  
> concerns.
>
> -Matthew
>
> Sent from mobile device. Responses brief.
>
> On Dec 9, 2010, at 1:24 AM, Andy Jefferson <andy@datanucleus.org>  
> wrote:
>
>>> You do not want to mark it as not optional since IIRC that would  
>>> mean that
>>> anything building against jdo-api.jar would have to have ant in the
>>> CLASSPATH. We do not want that.
>>
>> Although maybe the "test" scope would override that requirement?
>>
>> No subsititute for actually trying it with a clean M2 repo, and
>> building/running a simple JDO project against it (with clean M2  
>> repo also).
>>
>> -- 
>> Andy
>> DataNucleus (http://www.datanucleus.org)

Craig L Russell
Architect, Oracle
http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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