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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: [ldap] Xstream dep introduction common breaks build
Date Sat, 12 Feb 2005 21:27:35 GMT
Vincent Tence wrote:

> Alex Karasulu wrote:
>
>> Vince,
>>
<snip/>

>>
>> I know you probably double check to make sure things build after you 
>> make changes.  So I suspect you have the codehaus repo referenced 
>> somewhere in your user specific build.properties in your home 
>> directory.  The xstream dep was not getting resolved for me because I 
>> do not reference the codehaus repo in my build.properties in ~akarasulu.
>
>
> I'm not getting this, since xstream is on ibilio, it should be ok for 
> everybody. Do you have ibilio in your list of repos?

Actually we use an ibiblio "mirror".  I guess its not much of a mirror 
:( is it.  Hmmm.

>
>>
>> To make sure this does not happen again you might want to add the 
>> codehaus repo to the list of remote repos within the project.  Or 
>> just make sure the dependency is in the right place on cvs.apache.org 
>> or on ibiblio before introducing it.
>> I already pushed the jar to our incubator repo for now but we should 
>> make sure it gets out to ibiblio.  I'm sure Dan or Jason might 
>> already be on this one.  Might be worth giving them a ping anyhow.
>>
>> Also I've heard a lot of good things about XStream.  Could you give 
>> us a rundown on it to raise awareness?  If it's as good as several 
>> people are saying then perhaps we should be thinking about using it 
>> more throughout the project.
>
>
> It's a very lightweight library for going from XML to Java and back 
> without the need for configuration (it uses reflection). It can be 
> smarter than that as well if you tell it to.
>
> - Vincent
>


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