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From Sachin Patel <sppat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo Installation Document Section
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2006 21:22:01 GMT

- sachin



On Jan 5, 2006, at 4:16 PM, Hernan Cunico wrote:

> Hi Jason,
> how is the installation doc coming, do you need any help on the  
> confluence side?
>
> I saw what you started to work on the "Getting the source code"  
> section, I would suggest to keep this task simple. We do not want  
> to _scare_ the users with way too complicated commands and  
> parameters, all at once.
>
> There are basically four steps to get the source and build  
> Geronimo, so I would focus on those first.
>
> 1.- svn checkout https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/tags/ 
> 1.0.0/ <geronimo_home>
> 2.- cd <geronimo_home>
> 3.- maven m:fresh-checkout
> 4.- maven new
>
> Then, the next time you want to build you just do an update
>
> 1.- cd <geronimo_home>
> 2.- maven m:update
> 3.- maven m:fresh-checkout

Take out #3

> 4.- maven new

add -o

>
> (BTW, all the steps should be validated and make sure they are up- 
> to-date)
>
> Once you explained the basics then you can go more in detail with  
> all the other options for retrieving the source code and building  
> Geronimo. It would also be nice to include common building errors,  
> how to identify them, probable causes and solutions.
>
> Again, this is just a suggestion. What you think about this approach?
>
> As for update preference, I think is best to update as you go so  
> everybody can test your instructions and provide early comments  
> that will make corrections (if any) easier.
>
> Cheers!
> Hernan
>
> Jason Lenhart wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am starting on the Installation section of the docs
>> - I have been running around like a maniac doing stuff
>> (mostly holiday things) - so I am a bit slow to
>> produce.  But I am setting aside some time each day to
>> contribute more and more to the docs.  If you start to
>> see me go off base - please feel free to call me out
>> :-D
>> Also - is the preference to complete a section and
>> then update?  I started and updated but it is not
>> complete.
>> Thanks,
>> Jason
>> 		
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