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From "Tharindu Mathew" <mcclou...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build] build error due to failing dependency zip (HARMONY-5609)
Date Sat, 15 Mar 2008 10:12:11 GMT
I'm also not familiar with Ivy.

I suggested maven because of the dependency management. You can automate it.
The biggest problem I had with this build was having to download several
dependencies by myself and finding mirror repositories. These problems are
pretty much solved in maven.

On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 3:28 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry to bounce around, just bringing this back to the dev list...
> Tharindu Mathew (JIRA) wrote:
> > Yes I found another the same dependency duplicated at another
> > location. Is there a way to make for Ant to look into multiple
> > repositories when retrieving dependencies like maven2.
> >
> > Can Ant be structured in a more OOP way? Or has it been considered to
> > switch to maven2 as the build system?
> We are not about to switch to Maven, but it may be worth investigating
> Apache Ivy for dependency management.
> I think we actually have quite simple dependencies so not sure if we
> need it (but I've not got much familiarity with Ivy).
> Regards,
> Tim



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