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From Jason Dillon <ja...@planet57.com>
Subject Re: bootstrap.bat for windows users
Date Wed, 23 Aug 2006 03:11:47 GMT
is mvn in your path?

--jason


On Aug 22, 2006, at 8:09 PM, Prasad Kashyap wrote:

> Tried the new bootstrap.bat with the bootstrap.xml. Failed as  
> follows -
>
> clean:
>   [delete] Deleting directory C:\Apache\geronimo\trunk2\thirdparty
> BUILD FAILED
> C:\Apache\geronimo\trunk2\bootstrap.xml:73: Execute failed:  
> java.io.IOException:
> CreateProcess: mvn clean error=2
>
> Trying again..
>
>
> Cheers
> Prasad
>
>
> On 8/22/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>> Aight, its out... give it a whirl and let me know if you run into
>> anything.
>>
>> --jason
>>
>>
>> On Aug 22, 2006, at 6:26 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>>
>> > Sounds good...thanks for taking this approach.
>> >
>> > Jason Dillon wrote:
>> >> I mentioned before, that if we use antrun here, that it will cause
>> >> other
>> >> antrun executions to fail since plugins are only initialized once,
>> >> and
>> >> some plugins need to add some additional dependencies.
>> >>
>> >> Its also much more difficult to support executions of individual
>> >> steps
>> >> using antrun.
>> >>
>> >> Best bet is to use something external... before it was /bin/ 
>> sh... and
>> >> now its gonna be Ant.  I think that is better that /bin/sh and  
>> batch.
>> >>
>> >> --jason
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Aug 22, 2006, at 6:16 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Jason,
>> >>>
>> >>> Why not use the ant-run plugin for maven instead of a build.xml?
>> >>>
>> >>> http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-antrun-plugin/
>> >>>
>> >>> Jeff
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> Jason Dillon wrote:
>> >>>> I've whipped up an equivalent bootstrap.xml, testing it now...
>> >>>>
>> >>>> if it works as expected I will commit it, and a bootstrap and
>> >>>> bootstrap.bat that will invoke the build.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Then, everyone needs to have Ant 1.6.5 installed (and ant
>> >>>> available on
>> >>>> the PATH) and Cygwin is no longer required.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --jason
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Aug 22, 2006, at 3:14 PM, Jeff Genender wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Jacek Laskowski wrote:
>> >>>>>> On 8/22/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>> >>>>>>> I meant to just use Ant... if we end up using antrun
from the
>> >>>>>>> bootstrap it will end up causing other antrun's to fail
 
>> later on
>> >>>>>>> since some of them need additional dependencies... which
>> >>>>>>> won't work.
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> Oh, didn't think about it. Are you really suggesting to
use
>> >>>>>> Ant beside
>> >>>>>> Maven? It's getting too complicated to just get started.
When
>> >>>>>> do you
>> >>>>>> think bootstrap will go away? Is it worth to talk about
it any
>> >>>>>> more?
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>> Jacek
>> >>>>>>
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> I hope this is not taken negatively...as it is not meant that
>> >>>>> way...
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> I think it is worth talking about, especially when we think
>> >>>>> bootstrap
>> >>>>> will go away.  I respect Jason's disdain for Windows, but it
>> >>>>> also is
>> >>>>> the
>> >>>>> most used and most popular OS...which means it probably
>> >>>>> represents a
>> >>>>> large base of our community. :)
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> IMHO, if we are to continue with the bootstrap, then I think
 
>> it is
>> >>>>> reasonable to support both *nix and Windows.  No...I am not
>> >>>>> volunteering
>> >>>>> as I have other things on my plate, but I think if Mark D.
>> >>>>> wants to
>> >>>>> take
>> >>>>> on supporting the Windows side, I cannot find a negative in
 
>> this.
>> >>>>> What I
>> >>>>> do not think is reasonable is forcing any user to have to  
>> install
>> >>>>> Cygwin
>> >>>>> (even though I love it) to build G on Windows.  Cygwin is a
 
>> fairly
>> >>>>> large
>> >>>>> install and I have been at companies where one is forbidden
to
>> >>>>> have it
>> >>>>> on corporate machines.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> So, my point is, if the bootstrap is short lived, then
>> >>>>> disregard my
>> >>>>> opinion ;-)  But if it's gonna be with us for a while, lets
>> >>>>> allow the
>> >>>>> Windows bat version if Mark is willing to support it...or find
>> >>>>> something
>> >>>>>  (like ant?) that will make it work on our most popular OS
>> >>>>> systems.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Jeff
>>
>>


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