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From Dale Peakall <>
Subject Re: ApacheDS trunk: JDK1.4/unit test/normalisation issues
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 11:20:04 GMT
Norbet Reilly wrote:
> Yeah, I'm afraid I agree totally with suspicion about the maven
> "auto-update" concept and had a very similar rant about it on the list
> previously.
> In my mind it's analogous to revision control with Subversion, no one
> would ever accept a revision control system that "pushed" changes onto
> your working directory. You wait until a moment in time where you
> prepared to take a risk, and then you explicitly ask for an update.
> It's completely bogus for a system to push random untrusted changes
> onto you every time you do a build.
> At any rate, I'll wait until the maven plugin problem is resolved and
> try querying the ADS schema via JXplorer then...

You can mitigate the problems by setting the <updatePolicy> on the 
plugin repository to never.  This won't help people if the initial 
version they retrieve from the maven repository is bust, but will 
prevent people with working copies getting a broken version later.

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