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From "Richard S. Hall" <he...@ungoverned.org>
Subject Re: Adding hierarchies to the Maven build
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2007 15:14:40 GMT

On Apr 3, 2007, at 5:48 AM, Richard S. Hall wrote:

> Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>> On Monday 02 April 2007 19:14, Richard S. Hall wrote:
>>> The end result would be that doing "ls trunk" would show you a  
>>> list of
>>> our sub-projects. Going into a sub-project directory would show  
>>> you all
>>> of the modules associated with that sub-project. That's it.
>> Me like indeed. Who needs Felix to have Eclipse support anyway,  
>> other than "that McAffer guy" ;o)
>> Seriously, I think we need a decision whether we are a pure OSGi  
>> group or want to explicitly support work-arounds of Eclipse PDE  
>> bugs and special behaviour.
>> IMHO, I don't care about Eclipse support, and will not accommodate  
>> work arounds in my own projects, just because PDE has no support  
>> or behaving incorrectly to bundles that are otherwise correct.
>> IF Eclipse PDE support is required by/from Felix community, then  
>> the above structure needs to be scrutinized by those who  
>> understand that issue. Everyone like me, should just bow to the  
>> conclusion.
> Well, I don't look at this as a "should we support PDE or not" type  
> of argument. I just know that our current approach kind sucks and  
> could be improved. Since we use maven it sounds like it could make  
> better use of maven too, so that is another argument.
> However, I agree with you that if this will seriously cause  
> problems for people using this stuff in Eclipse, then they should  
> voice their concerns and potentially tweaks to make it work better,  
> but certainly Eclipse should not be the only reason so keep a  
> repository structure we do not like.

That should have said, "...should not be the only reason to keep..."

-> richard

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