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From Hiram Chirino <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Geronimo PMC Managed, project-specific Maven Repository
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2005 01:15:36 GMT

On Mar 31, 2005, at 7:35 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:

> On Mar 31, 2005, at 6:30 PM, Hiram Chirino wrote:
>> 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
>>>>>>> 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.
> I'm confused, and want to make sure we're not just talking past each 
> other accidentally.  For a release, we don't use snapshots anyway, 
> right?  We'd generate a set of jars all with the release version 
> number in the filename.

Not sure why you think we would not use snapshots.  For example, if we 
were releasing M4, it would have to ship with a SNAPSHOT of activemq 
3.0 since it's not ready to be released yet.  We would generate 
numbered snapshot using the svn revision number of the activemq 


> geir
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> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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