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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Re: Maven and gump WAS: Rethink Subversion
Date Wed, 26 Nov 2003 00:16:46 GMT
It sure feels good to have a hard core Maven guy on board!  Thanks Brett you're a better man
than I.

> <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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> 


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