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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: M2 : car-maven-plugin and geronimo-plugin.xml files
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 19:28:16 GMT
Well, you got me.  Given that so many people are heavily into Maven I have to admit ignorance
there.  I think Anita had made a comment that she was reusing existing Geronimo code and that
were using something from Plexus.

Not everyone has that same mighty mass of knowledge you take for granted :)  Thanks for the


Jason Dillon wrote:
> On Aug 9, 2006, at 8:49 AM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:
>> Also, it sounds like some of the changes are preferences based on 
>> style.  It would be a fair debate as to one should use Plexus or 
>> Geronimo infrastructure for the file delete activity.
> Are you kidding me?  Maven2 is built upon Plexus... Maven2 is a Plexus 
> application.  Mojo's the Maven2 plugin system are also Plexus 
> components.  All of the major plugins are using the support framework 
> that Plaxus provides to handle these types of tasks.
> There is absolutely no reason why we need to have duplicate code to 
> delete files in our mojos.
> This is not style, this is common sense and appropriate reuse of the 
> Maven2 platform for our builds.
> --jason

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