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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Geronimo PMC Managed, project-specific Maven Repository
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2005 00:35:26 GMT

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 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.

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.


Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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