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From Francis Nazareth <francis....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Geronimo Wiki] Update of "Building" by Francis
Date Sat, 25 Jun 2005 06:48:36 GMT
true... i fought and killed the network admin for not being able to
checkout and build geronimo through firewall and proxy :-)



On 6/25/05, sissonj@insession.com <sissonj@insession.com> wrote:
> I think the information on the building page is mostly related to issues
> whilst building.  I don't think it should be moved to a single FAQ as I'm
> sure there will be FAQs on lots of different topics (other than building)
> and a single FAQ would get out of hand.
> 
> Maybe we can restructure the information so we don't have too much one one
> page.  For example, have a page about required build (pre-requisites)
> tools and how to set them up (e.g. IDEs, svn firewall proxy info).  We
> could move some of the build troubleshooting into separate pages.. maybe a
> page for maven, a page for diagnosing/troubleshooting tests.
> 
> It would be nice if a developer not familiar with svn & maven can build
> geronimo without having to go to multiple web sites to find how to invoke
> and configure tools for a standard geronimo build.
> 
> I don't think we should be removing information, as some of the tips were
> most likely the result of someone spending hours troubleshooting or
> learning how to use a tool.
> 
> John
> 
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> Jacek Laskowski <jlaskowski@apache.org> wrote on 25/06/2005 10:07:43 AM:
> 
> > Apache Wiki wrote:
> >
> > > The following page has been changed by Francis:
> > > http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/Building
> > >
> > >
> >
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >   In the subversion install folder, you would find a file svn-
> > proxy-template.reg. Edit this file, to include your proxy configuration.
> 
> > >
> > >   For example, entries can be like
> > > + {{{
> > >   "http-proxy-host"="proxy.us.nw.com"
> >
> > I wonder whether or not we should include every configuration tip about
> > tools that might be used around Geronimo. I think, if we start
> > collecting the tips Wiki will soon be very unreadable, which instead of
> > helping people will confuse them more.
> >
> > What do you think, should we include such information in Wiki like the
> > one just added? Perhaps, it could be included in the FAQ page, but I
> > don't see fit in the Building.
> >
> > Jacek
> >
> 
>

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