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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Geronimo 1.1 JARs in Maven 2 Repo
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2006 00:42:51 GMT
Aaron Mulder wrote:
> On 7/10/06, Alan D. Cabrera <> wrote:
>> Maven 1 repos can be used from Maven 2.
> I didn't know that.
>>  Why would we need to post maven
>> 1 jars into a maven 2 repository?
> Well, if you're creating a Maven 2 project now, and you use the group
> ID "geronimo", you know this is going to have to change as soon as 1.2
> is released.  It might be nice to be able to go ahead and use the new
> Geronimo 1.2/Maven 2 group IDs like "org.apache.geronimo.modules" for
> 1.1 as that would stay valid for 1.2 and beyond.  So if we put the 1.1
> JARs in a Maven 2 repo with the group ID "org.apache.geronimo.modules"
> then any Geronimo-using POMs written today could be
> forward-compatible. 
I think that it's better to have different group ids for the M1 and M2 
jars since their contents, maven wise, are quite different.  IIUC, we 
really shouldn't be putting M1 jars into an M2 repo. 


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