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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: j2ee-builder tests?
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2006 21:18:07 GMT
On Aug 29, 2006, at 12:07 PM, Bill Dudney wrote:
> 1) The dependency plugin version 2.0-SNAPSHOT is all that appears  
> to work. I could not find a functional 1.0 version of this plugin.  
> I guess the question here is what is the community stance on using  
> snapshots of plugins for the build? If this is not OK we need to  
> get on the maven lists and try to get a released version of the  
> dependency plugin. I found a couple of posts on the maven lists  
> that make me hope that a 2.0 release is going to happen soon but I  
> don't follow the maven community that closely so I'm not sure.

We are already using 1.0 of the dependency plugin...


> 2) The j2ee-builder tests use a 'naked' ear that has been stripped  
> of its geronimo-application.xml file. Easy enough to do with ant  
> and we can do it with maven as well I'm sure but I was hoping you'd  
> have some ideas about how to do it more simply that what I was  
> thinking. Here are my two ideas;
> 	a) adopt an approach similar to the boilerplate-{j2ee,minimal} in  
> the assembly build
> 	b) use something in the dependency plugin that can strip various  
> elements from a jar file
> 	c) unpack it then repack with the geronimo-application.xml file  
> excluded

What else is in the ear?  Sounds like a normal jar module would be fine.

> 3) There are a couple of more testing bits in the geronimo-j2ee- 
> builder module. I'm not sure what the best way to remove them is.
> 	a) src/test-plan - has some bad plan files that ensure that  
> failure happens when expected. I think these should be moved into  
> src/test/resources and used from there in the tests but wanted to  
> get your take.
> 	b) src/test-unpacked-ear is another set of deployment descriptors  
> and plans used for both positive and negative tests. Again these  
> could/should probably be moved into the src/test/resources  
> directory (when its created until then it looks like src/test is  
> the destination)

Um... okay... no opinion on this right now.


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