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From Delos <dait...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Time to release an updated maven-eclipsepde-plugin?
Date Sat, 10 Jul 2010 02:25:10 GMT
Thanks, Donald & Kevan!

BTW, could you help to review the RC for GEP 2.1.6 and 3.0M1?

2010/7/10 Donald Woods <dwoods@apache.org>

> +1  Sounds like needed updates.
>
>
> -Donald
>
>
> On 7/9/10 4:37 AM, Delos wrote:
> > As part of GEP, maven-eclipsepde-plugin helps to convert eclipse plugins
> > to maven dependencies and add them into artifact dependency list. So
> > without it, GEP can't be compiled successfully. The plugin is in version
> > 1.0. But now, some new requirements come out that the plugin didn't take
> > into account before. I'm afraid we have to update the plugin
> > to accommodate new requirements.
> >
> > 1) Eclipse on Mac
> > There are two edition of eclipse on Mac, carbon and cocoa. From Eclipse
> > 3.6,  only cocoa is supported. But maven-eclipsepde-plugin can only
> > recognize carbon eclipse on Mac, so we have to fix it to make GEP build
> > successfully on Mac. You may see details in
> >
> > 2)Optional bundles
> > There are some optional required bundles in MANIFEST.MF for some
> > extended functions, such as TPTP and Free Aires Tools. They're
> > not mandatory for GEP and actually GEP don't need these bundles in build
> > process. They're marked as "optional" because user may get these extra
> > plugins by themselves for some advanced functions. So these optional
> > bundles shouldn't block the build process of GEP. Unfortunately, current
> > maven-eclipsepde-plugin does block GEP build process because of these
> > optional bundles.
> >
> > Because of these new requirements, I suggest we release an updated
> > maven-eclipsepde-plugin with version 1.1. Any objection?
> >
> > --
> > Best Regards,
> >
> > Delos
>



-- 
Best Regards,

Delos

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