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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Repository/package structure
Date Sat, 03 Dec 2005 00:53:49 GMT
Richard S. Hall wrote, On 12/2/2005 1:22 PM:

> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> Richard S. Hall wrote, On 12/2/2005 6:59 AM:
>>> Keep in mind that this is only discussing our internal build 
>>> process. We can package and distribute our subprojects with 
>>> different build processes. For example, I expect Felix releases to 
>>> be backed in a self-contained way with an Ant file.
>> Can you explain this in more detail?
> I expect that when the time comes to create a Felix release archive 
> (which I hope a snapshot will happen soon) that it will be a 
> completely self-contained binary plus buildable source release, just 
> like previous versions of Oscar were. This means that the Felix 
> release will come with binaries as well as a src.jar file that 
> contains its source code along with a simple build file for building 
> it. It will definitely contain a simple Ant build file, since many 
> people do not use Maven. It may also include a Maven build file too. 
> The important thing in my book is that it is simple and self-contained 
> and does not require remote access to repositories to be built.

I think that it's great to have it all packaged up in the manner you 
described; this can be accomplished with the maven assembly plugin.  I 
think that it's bad form to support both ant and maven.


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