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From Jason Dillon <>
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 Thu, 14 Dec 2006 07:07:01 GMT
Ya, I label most bits with "HACK:" though maybe I did not adorn those  
module local repo configurations with them... they should have em  
though, as they defs fit into that category.


On Dec 13, 2006, at 3:14 PM, Bill Stoddard wrote:

> 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.
> Bill

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