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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: dependency on project symbols file (Was: svn commit: r632740)
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2008 13:08:32 GMT
Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > David Crossley wrote:
> > > David Crossley wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > No. What the above means is that i configured the core
> > > > to have a project symbols file. If they over-ride that in
> > > > their project's xml catalog they can supply their own file.
> > > 
> > > Aha, i found it. When this ability for "project and core symbols"
> > > was added in forrest-0.8 version, i declared the project symbols
> > > in the xml catalog.xcat file of our seed projects. However i only
> > > supplied the actual file of symbols in the "fresh-site" not in
> > > the main/template-sites/basic/
> > > 
> > > So if people based their sites on 'forrest seed' then all would
> > > be okay. However, if based on 'forrest seed-basic' then not.
> > 
> > All is okay now. I found a workaround and described its implementation
> > in FOR-1071.
> 
> Hmm, meaning we have a dependency on this file which all sites that
> updates to a future 0.9 release need to add to the custom project.

No. No-one is required to add any file. Please read the documentation.
I have worked very hard to ensure that.

If a project wants to take advantage of this feature to over-ride
some core settings, then yes of course they do need to add a file
if they don't already have it.

-David

> I am not too excited about this but have no time to follow up on it and
> the work is too valuable to loose it. I will add a note to the update
> document.
> 
> salu2
> -- 
> Thorsten Scherler                                 thorsten.at.apache.org
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