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From Bill Stoddard <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r486169 - in /geronimo/server/trunk: ./ configs/jetty6/ configs/tomcat6/ modules/geronimo-web-2.5-builder/ modules/geronimo-web-2.5-builder/repository/ modules/geronimo-web-2.5-builder/repository/org/ modules/geronimo-web-2.5-builder/reposi...
Date Wed, 13 Dec 2006 23:14:14 GMT
Jason Dillon wrote:
> Why was this added?
> The use of module local repositories is a temporary HACK that I added 
> to add artifacts which only existed in m1 repositories... so that the 
> build could be free of repos with a legacy layout.

And that's the problem with hacks.  Sometimes hacks are necessary (or 
not?), but if they are not clearly identified as such, they tend to 
propagate through out the code base.


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