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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: Specs directory structure
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2005 22:21:37 GMT
This is starting to sound pretty interesting.  Could you flesh out this 
example for those who are not maven gurus?


Regards,
Alan

Brett Porter wrote, On 10/31/2005 12:20 PM:

>Yes, version ranges work, but simply omitting the version won't do it.
>
>You could have [2.4,2.5) to pick up 2.4, 2.4-1, 2.4-2, etc. though.
>
>Cheers,
>Brett
>
>On 11/1/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
>  
>
>>Oh, I thought one of the big features of m2 was support for version
>>ranges.
>>
>>BTW I find the name servlet-2.4-1.0 confusing myself.
>>
>>-dain
>>
>>On Oct 31, 2005, at 12:10 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>>
>>    
>>
>>>Actually, I meant a version of 2.4-1, 2.4-2.
>>>
>>>I think there is advantages and disadvantages to each, so I'll let you
>>>all decide what's best to work with. I just wanted to point out that
>>>omitting the version won't work so it'll need to be specified, and
>>>personally I'd find that a bit confusing presented with:
>>>
>>>servlet-2.4-1.0.
>>>
>>>- Brett
>>>
>>>On 11/1/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>>>Just to clarify you mean we should have this:
>>>>
>>>>   <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
>>>>   <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
>>>>   <name>Geronimo :: Servlet API</name>
>>>>   <version>1</version>
>>>>
>>>>So the version number is a single non-dotted increasing integer?
>>>>
>>>>BTW for most APIs we will be able to simply release a certified
>>>>version and never update, but for some APIs, like JavaMail, are
>>>>mostly implementation code, we will have to to patch releases.  Also
>>>>if we get into the habit of adding JavaDoc documentation over time,
>>>>we will have to do periodic release to get the line numbers in the
>>>>debug symbols to match-up.
>>>>
>>>>-dain
>>>>
>>>>On Oct 30, 2005, at 9:29 PM, Brett Porter wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>>I think this versioning has potential to be confusing, and the
>>>>>omission of <version/> below doesn't actually do that - though it
is
>>>>>probably possible with a version of (,) that includes everything.
>>>>>
>>>>>Personally, I'd prefer to have:
>>>>>servlet-api-2.4
>>>>>servlet-api-2.4-1
>>>>>servlet-api-2.4-2
>>>>>or similar.
>>>>>
>>>>>(Technically, the last "build number" is used for rebuilding the
>>>>>same
>>>>>source code, not patching, but I think the alternative of 2.4.x
>>>>>creates some more confusion and the above will work as intended).
>>>>>Ideally, once 2.4 is compliant you don't need to release it again
>>>>>anyway :)
>>>>>
>>>>>Perhaps when we have proper spec-dependency handling in Maven it
>>>>>might
>>>>>be less confusing to use the geronimo-spec version number instead of
>>>>>the spec number.
>>>>>
>>>>>My 2cents...
>>>>>
>>>>>- Brett
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>On 10/30/05, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>>>I know this has been talked about before on this list, but I'd like
>>>>>>to get the proposal in one place.  With the help of Alan and Jason,
>>>>>>this is what I got:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Normally we just have this directory structure:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>specs/trunk/servlet-2.2/src/
>>>>>>specs/trunk/servlet-2.4/src/
>>>>>>specs/trunk/jsp-2.4/src/
>>>>>>When we are happy with the specs we make a tag:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.0/servlet-2.2/src/
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.0/servlet-2.4/src/
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.0/javamail-2.2-r2/src/
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.1/servlet-2.2/src/
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.1/servlet-2.4/src/
>>>>>>specs/tags/1.1/javamail-2.2-r2/src/
>>>>>>The pom for the specs would be like this:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
>>>>>>     <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
>>>>>>     <name>Geronimo :: Servlet API</name>
>>>>>>   <version>1.0</version>
>>>>>>With maven 2 version ranges a user can just have the following and
>>>>>>maven will pick the most resent release of our spec automatically:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   <dependency>
>>>>>>     <groupId>org.apache.geronimo.specs</groupId>
>>>>>>     <artifactId>servlet-2.4</artifactId>
>>>>>>   <dependency>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>The current directory structure in https://svn.apache.org/repos/
>>>>>>asf/
>>>>>>geronimo/specs is very close to this.  The only big change will
>>>>>>be to
>>>>>>add the version number of the specification to the directory name.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>What do yo think?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>-dain
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>            
>>>>>>
>>>>>          
>>>>>
>>>>        
>>>>
>>    
>>



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