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From "Kenneth N. Flaxman" <>
Subject Re: Ivy repo (Re: Building Forrest 2)
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 23:53:55 GMT
I've been lurking for a while.  I just svn'd the latest forrest2
To get the whiteboard to build,  I changed  line 31 in ivy.xml from

<dependency org="apache" name="commons-logging" rev="latest.release"/>
<dependency org="apache" name="commons-logging" rev="1.1"/>

I continue to be amazed and impressed by the effort being put into the 

-ken flaxman

Ross Gardler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
>> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>> Tim Williams wrote:
>>>> Ross Gardler wrote:
>>>> Still seems something is wrong - either in dependencies or my
>>>> environment; not sure which.  Below is my output.
>>> Those missing dependencies were coming from the iBiblio Maven repo, 
>>> but I've heard many a story about how unreliable this is. I've added 
>>> them to our repo in SVN.
>> How do other projects handle this? Is there talk at ivy mail lists?
> There is a public "sandbox" repo that the Ivy project manages. Our Ivy 
> build file is set up to use it, but as you will see from Tim's mails, 
> I inadvertently commented out this section of the config. If it's not 
> in there it looks in the iBiblio Maven2 repo.
> Yes, there is talk on the Ivy lists, but nothing concrete and it has 
> stalled. I'm going to start a discussion over there when I can. Having 
> them in our SVN is temporary (and is no more wasteful than having a 
> lib directory anyway).
> In the interim I plan to move the repo out of 
> forrest2/core/tools/ivy/repository and into whiteboard/ivy/repository. 
> This will make it useful to other code in Forrest, including trunk/main.
>> I gather that Maven now have a much more reliable infrastructure.
>> I only know Maven from trying to listen to cocoon-dev list.
>> The cocoon build gets most stuff from
> That repo looks pretty complete, I'll add it to our config, in 
> preference to iBiblio. Thanks for the pointer.
>> By the way, i still get missing stuff today, so i have not
>> yet been able to see forrest2.
> Have you done svn up since Tim pointed out I'd commented out the 
> remote repo stuff? It works for Tim now.
> Ross

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