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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Yet another way to build !
Date Mon, 06 Mar 2006 06:04:10 GMT
anita kulshreshtha wrote, On 3/5/2006 7:40 PM:

>--- "Alan D. Cabrera" <> wrote:
>>I'm not sure that I like this.  Consider this a
>>technical veto.
>>Let us focus our efforts on a a clean m2 build, not
>>stop gap measures 
>>like this one listed below. 
>    Here is how my effort is progressing :
>    I wanted to work on tomcat, I was able to build
>and test by manually copying the required jars in the
>I could have waited for security, interceptor,
>security-builder etc... Then I started working on
>security, it needs a new version of maven and new
>version of surefire plugin which Jacek built from the
>source. The j2ee-schema is not building. I can not do
>tomcat-builder. I am going to use this to replace the
>pom.xmls that break the build. And I think that others
>can do the same. 
>     IIUC you are objecting to adding it to all the
>modules with missing pom.xml because it might create
>confusion about which modules need to be worked on. I
>do not understand how this makes the build unclean.
>Could you be more specific please?

Automatically copying jars from a maven 1 repo for maven 2 builds is not 
the way to go.  I would work on another module rather than introduce 
this nonstandard workaround into our m2 POMs.


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