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From Jeff Turner <je...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The Incubator site
Date Sun, 27 Oct 2002 05:33:28 GMT
On Sun, Oct 27, 2002 at 10:21:55AM +1100, Peter Donald wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Another thing that I have suggested before is .... create an repo like 
> jakarta-site which has all the latest uptodate jars. Make sure that you are 
> going to retain backwards compatability and then publish it's existence.
> 
> Then others can rely on this single repo to build their stuff rather than 
> every joe checking in binaries to their own CVS. It was one of the key 
> features that got me to dump all our cocoon based docs and move to anakia.

Yes, that's been done.  Forrest can now be installed in
/usr/local/forrest or wherever and reused in multiple projects.  For
Avalon, it should be possible to ditch those 8 megs of Cocoon jars in
tools/ext/.

> On Sun, 27 Oct 2002 10:04, Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
...
> > > i tried it while i was waiting for my car to be inspected, but i couldn't
> > > build it -- the cvs head has a dependency on being online and able to
> > > reach krysalis.org.
> > >
> > :-(
> >
> > Ok Forrest guys, I've had enough! ;-)
> >
> > It's the third time in an afternoon that I have recieved similar
> > problems, and feature requests.
> >
> > We *must* ensure that these difficulties won't happen again, and
> > remember that many new users we will have from now on don't usually work
> > with or like Java (I'm not talkin about you Ken, it's the others that
> > complained ;-)
> >
> > Jeff et all, from me you have all the support to:
> >
> >   * remove what is left of the old Centipede inside Forrest
> >   * remove the need to download from an outer site
> >   * put all needed in CVS, put the latest Ant
> >   * make a 0.3 dist
> >   * make a build script as outlined in another mail
> >   * and basically do all you think is needed to make Forrest *totally*
> > self contained.
> > If you don't hear complaints from others (I think you won't ;-), go
> > ahead :-)

Good-o.  Barring others complaints I'll do it today.

--Jeff

> -- 
> Cheers,
> 
> Peter Donald
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Murphy's law - "Anything that can go wrong, will." 
> (Actually, this is Finagle's law, which in itself 
> shows that Finagle was right.)
> ---------------------------------------------------

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