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From Hiram Chirino <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Geronimo PMC Managed, project-specific Maven Repository
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2005 23:30:52 GMT

On Mar 31, 2005, at 6:17 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

> On Mar 31, 2005, at 6:14 PM, Hiram Chirino wrote:
>>>>> I think we should keep as much history as possible, at least the 
>>>>> dependencies for all maintained branches.
>>>> I would say, we never remove a jar.  A SNAPSHOT jar should just be 
>>>> a simlink to a numbered jar (this is what maven does already).
>>> Re the snapshots, doesn't that result in piles of useless crap?  I 
>>> mean, why keep the old numbered jars around?  The build conditions 
>>> for them are variable at best, and I can't think of situations where 
>>> you'd need to go and use an old one. ?
>> It could.  But the main argument to keep old numbered snapshot jars 
>> is so that you can build an old source release of of geronimo that 
>> might depend on a old numbered snapshot release.
> How?  do we ever list the snapshot number in project.xml?

I think for a release, yes..  we should take the effort and specify the 
snapshot number.


>>  Perhaps we only push numbered snapshot jar into our maven repo when 
>> we do a release, and we continue to use the public repos during 
>> development to get the unnumbered snapshots.
> Do you really ever refer to snapshots by number?
> geir
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> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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