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From "Guillaume Nodet" <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Car maven plugin dedicated to G 1.1
Date Tue, 22 Aug 2006 20:49:19 GMT
The goal is to be able to build plugins for G 1.1,
without relying on G 1.2 release.
What do you suggest ? I do not see how removing
car files in G 1.2 will solve the problem for 1.1.

On 8/22/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>
> What helper module are you talking about?
>
> I'd rather us not spend too much effort trying to make the car plugin
> super-uber awesome in all situations and versions... that would be a
> waste.  If you want to spend some effort, then rip out the need for
> car files and this problem (and all of he other car related problems,
> past present and future) will go away.
>
> --jason
>
>
> On Aug 22, 2006, at 9:35 AM, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
>
> > +1 I like this plan.
> >
> > Anywhere we have common version generic logic, I think we should
> > pull it into a helper module.  Assuming we find some code,  I
> > suggest we create the helper module as a peer to trunk to avoid
> > version specific stuff creeping in.
> >
> > -dain
> >
> > On Aug 22, 2006, at 8:06 AM, Guillaume Nodet wrote:
> >
> >> The car-maven-plugin is used as part of the geronimo build in G 1.2.
> >> This plugin is also very usefull to build Geronimo plugins
> >> targeted to G 1.1,
> >> but has recently changed in a *slight* incompatible way.
> >>
> >> However, I think that:
> >>   * it may be difficult in the future to ensure that a single
> >> maven plugin
> >>      will be able to create car files for all past and future
> >> version of Geronimo
> >>   * G 1.1 is out and a minor release is about to go.  I think that
> >> it will benefit
> >>       users to be able to write Geronimo 1.1 plugins wihtout
> >> relying on a
> >>       snapshot plugin.
> >>
> >> Hence, I propose that the plugin be forked to a new location,
> >>    /devtools/maven-plugin/geronimo-1.x/car-maven-plugin
> >> (any better idea ?)
> >> and that we release this plugin at the same time that the 1.1.1 is
> >> out.
> >>
> >> Thoughts ?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Cheers,
> >> Guillaume Nodet
> >
>
>


-- 
Cheers,
Guillaume Nodet

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