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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 20:50:11 GMT
On 8/22/06, Jason Dillon <jason@planet57.com> wrote:
>
> I don' think this will really help anything right now...
>
> Even if the plugin version is a non-snapshot... all of the
> dependencies it has on G are all 1.2-SNAPSHOT, which is not going to
> change for sometime as we work towards the 1.2 release.
>
> Having the plugin in two places is just going to cause them to become
> out of sync.
>
> If you really want to use a m2 plugin for G 1.1, then I suggest
> someone port the m2 plugin to use G 1.1 artifacts and then add the
> plugin module to the 1.1 branch... make it work and then be done with
> it.


That's what i was suggesting.
Forking the plugin to make it usable *now* on G 1.1.
I will begin the backport now.

--jason
>
>
> 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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