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From David Tanzer <stru...@guglhupf.net>
Subject [Fwd: Re: [classlib] build / test system]
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2006 10:39:43 GMT
Sorry, was meant for the list...

-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: David Tanzer <struppi@guglhupf.net>
> To: geir@pobox.com
> Subject: Re: [classlib] build / test system
> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 11:36:23 +0100
> 
> It has it's own repository format, and at the moment our repository is
> quite incomplete. Anyway, several resources in our repository will be
> downloaded from the maven repository at ibiblio.org. For a later version
> a feature to convert a complete maven repository to rr format (and maybe
> vice-versa) is planned AFAIK.
> 
> Regards, David.
> 
> On Mon, 2006-02-20 at 21:42 -0500, Geir Magnusson Jr wrote:
> > Will it use a maven repository?  This sounds like a lot of the 
> > functionality in Maven.  Whether you like Maven or not, the fact that 
> > there are large repositories of jars is great, so I hope your friend 
> > will take advantage of that.
> > 
> > David Tanzer wrote:
> > > A friend of mine is currently developing a program to manage Java 
> > > project resources (jars and others) called "gc resource repository"
> > > (gc-rr):
> > > 
> > > http://dev.guglhupf.net/commons/rr/index.html
> > > 
> > > Some of the features are:
> > > 
> > > * Central resource repository to share resources between multiple 
> > >   projects. 
> > >   * Needed resource are downloaded and stored in a local repository. 
> > >   * Dependencies between resources are solved. 
> > >   * Setup the classpath with all needed resources (jars). 
> > >   * Start java progams with the needed resources. 
> > >   * Ant integration to setup the classpath. 
> > >   * Modular ant build script support 
> > >   * Eclipse classpath builder to setup the classpath in eclipse.
> > > 
> > > You may want to take a look at it. It is distributed under the Apache
> > > License, and I guess I could convince Rene Pirringer (the main developer
> > > of gc-rr) to contribute it to Apache Harmony if this is desired.
> > > 
> > > Best Regards,
> > > David Tanzer
> > > 
> > > On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 11:01 +0000, George Harley wrote:
> > >> Hi Alexey,
> > >>
> > >> The "usetimestamp" attribute of Ant's "get" task kind of offers this 
> > >> functionality. Setting the attribute value to "true" means that the 
> > >> download only proceeds if the local copy of the resource is missing or

> > >> stale.
> > >>
> > >> There is more information on this at 
> > >> http://ant.apache.org/manual/CoreTasks/get.html
> > >>
> > >> Best regards,
> > >> George
> > >> IBM UK
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Alexey Petrenko wrote:
> > >>>> Well, it would be nice. However I don't like build scripts that
depend on
> > >>>> network.
> > >>>>     
> > >>> Yes, there should be the possibility to download needed jars once and
> > >>> forget about network.
> > >>>
> > >>> --
> > >>  Alexey A. Petrenko
> > >>> Intel Middleware Products Division
> > >>>   
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