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From "Francis De Brabandere" <franci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven support for the upcoming 2.0.5 release
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2008 12:05:56 GMT
Do I understand correctly that you want to start building the project
using maven instead of ant? Because you are talking about maven
'support'...

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:54 PM, Rainer Döbele <doebele@esteam.de> wrote:
> Thanks a lot Francis,
>
> I have submitted all my recent changes and I have no local changes left.
> Matt and Manuel should not have local changes as far as I know.
>
> There is one JIRA task still open from Jörg (EMPIREDB-27).
> Jörg can you please tell us whether or not you are currently working on this issue?
>
> I have created a new JIRA-Task for the MAVEN support.
> See https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/EMPIREDB-29
> Please use EMPIREDB-29 in your comment when you check in modified files.
>
> Regards,
> Rainer
>
> Francis De Brabandere wrote:
>>
>> Is there a lot of activity in subversion at the moment? The switch
>> should take about an evening of work (CET (UTC+1)). Are there any
>> active branches?
>> I'm willing to set everything up but you need to make sure nobody has
>> local modifications since everything is going to be moved.
>>
>> Francis
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 12:22 PM, Francis De Brabandere
>> <francisdb@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > The first step for moving to maven is always moving everything into
>> > the maven layout and updating the ant scripts. This if you want a
>> > gradual migration.
>> > http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-the-
>> standard-directory-layout.html
>> >
>> > I suppose there will be one parent module, one main empire-db module,
>> > the struts integration module and some example modules
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Francis
>> >
>> > On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Jörg Reiher <reiher@esteam.de> wrote:
>> >> Hi Francis,
>> >> first thanks for reporting the bug in the SampleConfig - that's
>> definitely a good start to contribute :-)!
>> >>
>> >> As Rainer already stated, the main goal for release 2.0.5 (and 1.0.5 of
>> struts extension respectively) should be to "mavenize" the empire-db
>> source code.
>> >> This doesn't require deep insight into empire-db, but a good knowledge
>> of Maven. So if you feel comfortable with Maven (or you want to get
>> comfortable :-) then this would be great.
>> >> To start I'd look into other Apache (Incubator) projects to see how
>> they used Maven. By "mavenizing" empire-db we could get rid of some
>> dependencies and we'd overcome the trouble with
>> >> proprietary db drivers, because the user could download them from the
>> Maven repository (we can't provide proprietary drivers in the Apache svn
>> of course).
>> >>
>> >> There are a lot of other things that could be done for empire-db that
>> need some more insight into the code, for example:
>> >> - Implementing drivers for other databases (DerbyDB comes to mind as
>> it's also an Apache project)
>> >> -> a starting point would be to take a closer look at the *Driver*
>> classes in the empire-db project, maybe even starting with a copy of one
>> of these as a "template"
>> >> - Searching and reporting bugs and/or improvements
>> >> - Creating "extensions" for other web/gui frameworks to leverage the
>> meta data provided by empire-db
>> >> -> this is of course quite time consuming and needs quite good
>> knowledge of the empire-db components and the targeted web/gui framework
>> >>
>> >> So far,
>> >> I hope I could help a little bit
>> >> any contribution and questions are welcome,
>> >> so don't hesitate to post it here
>> >>
>> >> Greetings
>> >> jorg
>> >>
>> >>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> >>> Von: Francis De Brabandere [mailto:francisdb@gmail.com]
>> >>> Gesendet: Sonntag, 9. November 2008 17:20
>> >>> An: empire-db-user@incubator.apache.org
>> >>> Cc: empire-db-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> >>> Betreff: Re: Maven support for the upcoming 2.0.5 release
>> >>>
>> >>> I might be willing to help out but I have not even tried empire-db
>> >>> yet... What kind of skills are you looking for?
>> >>>
>> >>> Regards
>> >>>
>> >>> Francis
>> >>>
>> >>> On Sun, Nov 9, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Rainer Döbele <doebele@esteam.de>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>> > For the upcoming Empire-db 2.0.5. release we plan to provide Maven
>> >>> support.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > We are however still struggling to find someone with good Maven
>> >>> skills who is willing to help us with that task.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > So if anyone out there is good with Maven and has the time and
will
>> >>> to support us, we would very much appreciate to hear from you.
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Rainer
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> http://www.somatik.be
>> >>> Microsoft gives you windows, Linux gives you the whole house.
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > http://www.somatik.be
>> > Microsoft gives you windows, Linux gives you the whole house.
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
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>> Microsoft gives you windows, Linux gives you the whole house.
>



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