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From Delos <dait...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Discussion] Time to release an updated maven-eclipsepde-plugin?
Date Fri, 09 Jul 2010 08:39:31 GMT
Sorry, I missed the JIRA number in #1. You may find details about #1 in
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMODEVTOOLS-649

2010/7/9 Delos <daition@gmail.com>

> 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
>



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Best Regards,

Delos

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