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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: [mina] MINA build and help with SVN
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2005 19:40:29 GMT
Colin Cullen wrote:

>Hi,
>
>I would like to retrieve the SNAPSHOT versions of mina 0.9x and 0.7x from SVN.  
>
You mean build them I presume.

>I am only slightly familiar with SVN.  There was at one time an example of how to do this
on the Mina website, but I cannot seem to find it now.  What I did find was the following:
>
>$ svn co https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/directory/network/branches/0.7 mina
>$ cd mina
>$ maven jar     # Build JAR
>$ maven site    # Generate documentation
>$ maven eclipse # Generate Eclipse project file if you want
>
>This works fine, but how would I specify a different version, and the SNAPSHOT version?

>
You'll need to check out a different tag or branch.  A branch will most 
likely produce a SNAPSHOT whereas a tag will be for a non-SNAPSHOT'd 
version.  This should usually be the case but tags can be taken of a 
SNAPSHOT in time.  Just take a look in the project.xml to figure out 
what's going to be built.

> I have attempted to replace the 0.7 with 0.9, and 0.9-SNAPSHOT, and 0.74, etc., without
success.  Please point me in the right direction.
>  
>
First off most of the tagged releases should be available as jars from 
the maven repo or from Apache mirrors in a distro.  So no need to build 
this stuff unless you want to fork it and customize it for some reason 
off a release.

Usually the latest SNAPSHOT is available on 
http://cvs.apache.org/respository.  However if its not and you want the 
bleeding edge just check out the branch or the trunk.  Look at the 
project.xml's currentVersion tag to determine what the version for that 
branch.

The leading edge for MINA is 0.9 and its in the trunk. 

Good luck,
Alex



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