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From Ivan <>
Subject Re: Use tomcat trunk in some way?
Date Thu, 03 Dec 2009 06:57:49 GMT
OK, I will try to do it in the next week if no one beats to it !

2009/12/3 Kevan Miller <>

> On Dec 2, 2009, at 11:51 AM, David Jencks wrote:
> >
> > On Dec 2, 2009, at 1:57 AM, Ivan wrote:
> >
> >> I am thinking whether there is maven plugin would help us to repackge
> the tomcat jar file to include our changes, so that we do not need to
> maintain the whole Tomcat source codes, maybe just need to keep a few files.
> >
> > AFAIK tomcat is not pushing trunk snapshots into any maven repo, so I
> think we'd have to build tomcat ourselves anyway.  Given that, I think that
> the easiest way is to use the process for constructing a mavenized build.
>  I'm hoping we won't actually need to modify any files, at least not for
> long :-).  The first set of changes we needed that led me to set up the
> mavenized build have been in tomcat trunk for years.
> Right. So, if the motivation for this process is to make Tomcat SNAPSHOT's
> available in maven, I'm ok with this. I would not want to see this as a way
> of fixing functional/integration problems with Tomcat (at least not in the
> long-term).
> --kevan


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