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From David Blevins <>
Subject Re: Trunk build failure in geronimo-openejb-builder w/ latest OpenEJB3 code
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 20:45:07 GMT

On Feb 6, 2007, at 5:06 AM, anita kulshreshtha wrote:

> --- Jacek Laskowski <> wrote:
>> On 2/6/07, anita kulshreshtha <> wrote:
>>>  This will introduce cyclic dependency between openejb and geronimo
>>> build. David B. had an alternate solution.
>> Does it mean that M2 is not able to handle cyclic dependency in a
>> satisfactory manner?
>     I have not tried this to give a definite answer.. The only
> situation where one would see the effects of this are during an  
> offline
> build of geronimo and openejb from a clean repo. One must build
> geronimo until the build fails for openejb, then build openejb and  
> then
> continue with rest of the geronimo build.

The really big issue is at release time, it's an absolute nightmare.   
The worst.

This is a problem that has frustrated everyone and is one of the  
things we really focused on and fixed in OpenEJB 3 and the new  
integration (hallelujah!).  Here's an email from the not to distant  


>> I saw the comment of Dave B. where he had said that there should've
>> been more exclude's in OpenEJB's poms. When I compiled OE3 yesterday,
>> I noticed lots of libs of Geronimo from past releases and thought to
>> get rid of them, but didn't have time. I'm investigating it now.
>    Compiling openejb with 1.2-beta is working satisfactorily. the
> configs and hence assembled servers do not use any 1.2-beta jars. We
> can continue to do the same as long as it compiles with 1.2-beta. The
> exclusions do _confuse_ maven about which version of openejb specs to
> use. The results are different from top, 'modules' and
> 'geronimo-openejb-builder' directory! Now geronimo and openejb use  
> same
> version of openejb spec hence this problem is not there.
> Thanks
> Anita
>> Jacek
>> -- 
>> Jacek Laskowski
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