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From Pascal Schumacher <>
Subject Re: Groovy Beta
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:53:46 GMT
Hi Jason,

you do not have to build it yourself if you want to validate a snapshot.

You can add as a 
maven repo and pull 2.5.0-SNAPSHOT from there.


Am 15.01.2016 um 20:46 schrieb Winnebeck, Jason:
> I have built Groovy on my home machine successfully, it is not bad at all. However, I'm
working on a large enterprise app, so it is nice to at least have some form of snapshot in
time. So, I can deploy it to our local Maven repository under different group ID, but then
I still have the uncertainty of pulling the latest code and not even knowing if there is a
half-finished task or refactor going on in there, whereas with a "blessed" beta the team is
saying they think the code is clean. I could validate the "tip" works in our app but that
is not productive if a release is coming soon. There's also the awkward-ness of having a custom-built
Groovy not-quite-2.4 but not-quite-2.5 version out and about. However, the fix is big enough
for me that if it doesn't make it into the recent 2.4.6 release, I may very well go through
the effort to build the tip of beta branch and validate.
> Jason
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Russel Winder []
> Sent: Friday, January 15, 2016 2:29 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: Groovy Beta
> On Fri, 2016-01-15 at 19:05 +0000, Winnebeck, Jason wrote:
>> A Groovy issue that affects us significantly was recently fixed in the
>> Apache JIRA as "2.5.0-beta1". From what I can tell, there is not
>> currently a place to download betas. Is there a plan to release a
>> Groovy 2.5 beta milestoon soon?
> Probably not. I compile and install from source. Takes about 22 mins on my workstation
(which is 9 years old so I expect modern kit to do better).
> --
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