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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [HttpComponents] HttpCore 4.0-alpha1 bin and src assemblies
Date Thu, 13 Apr 2006 18:12:33 GMT
On 13/04/06, Oleg Kalnichevski <olegk@apache.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 18:31 +0200, Roland Weber wrote:
> > Hi Oleg,
> >
> > the build.xml is not in the source distribution.
> > Is that intended? People should be able to build.
> >
>
> Maven's pom.xml should be sufficient to rebuild the whole distribution.
>
> The trouble is that presently build.xml of all components are dependent
> on build-common.xml located in '../project' directory. There's no point
> in including it. It will not work. I tried to generate build.xml using
> maven but it would not work for me either.
>
> Our options are:
> (1) Do not ship build.xml and require the users to use maven2 to build
> the distribution.
> (2) Remove build-common.xml and duplicate its content in all the
> comnponents' build files (which would be a shame)
> (3) Try to make Maven's ant-plugin work
> (4) Create a minimal build file to be exclusively shipped with source
> assembly
>
> My preference would be to delay this decision until the next release
> followed by option 4. HttpCore 4.0a1 is intended for internal Jakarta
> consumption only. Jakarta developers are expected to be able to build
> stuff

Might be useful to include a readme file explaining why there is no build.xml?

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