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From "Adam R. B. Jack" <aj...@trysybase.com>
Subject Re: Maven and gump WAS: Rethink Subversion
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2003 23:27:40 GMT
Nicola,

You beat me to it, I was preparing a similar mail -- see the Maven and Gump
lists.

regards

Adam
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Nicola Ken Barozzi" <nicolaken@apache.org>
To: "Apache Directory Developers List" <directory-dev@incubator.apache.org>
Cc: <gump@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2003 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: Maven and gump WAS: Rethink Subversion


>
> <ccing to gump ml>
>
> Brett Porter wrote:
> >  > > In general you'll also need to generate a vanilla Ant build file as
> >  > > Gump doesn't support Maven natively (yet?).  Watch out for absolute
> >  > > paths both inside the Maven generated descriptor and the Ant build
> >  > > file, that sometimes get generated by "maven ant".
> >  >
> >  > Good to know!
> >
> > The Maven-generated ant build files can still be a little limiting
> > compared to Maven itself unfortunately. It might be better to either
> > find out the effort involved to get Maven running under gump, or have
> > ant run maven via an exec task (same limitations apply?)
> >
> > As far as absolute paths turning up in the ant build file, I believe
> > that has been fixed in the latest release of the ant plugin.
> >
> > Anyway, I'll put my hand up to contribute in this area going forward.
>
> It would be *really* great in having Gump use Maven directly for builds.
> Currently a refactoring of Gump made in Python is almost ready and works
> like a charm, so help there is appreciated.
>
> In any case, here are the major issues to be solved:
>
> 1 - Maven needs to be given the jars by Gump and not download them
> 2 - Gump needs to understand the Maven descriptor
>
> That's all IIUC.
>
> If you are knowledgeable of Maven and want to help, pop into
> gump@jakarta.apache.org and we'll see that your efforts can be made to
> good use :-)
>
> -- 
> Nicola Ken Barozzi                   nicolaken@apache.org
>              - verba volant, scripta manent -
>     (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)
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