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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: [Android] Getting rid of the bin directory
Date Fri, 13 Apr 2012 15:45:49 GMT
Hey Joe, I understand you don't like the build tooling but Android is
in part your responsibility and saying you despise it really isn't
helping. I am certain you know the value of automation so, how would
you refactor to achieve the same end? Should we roll it into ant
scripts and java?


On Fri, Apr 13, 2012 at 7:48 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Except it did break. It broke in 1.6.0 due to neglect, and was most likely
> broken in 1.5 as well.
>
> I personally despise the build tools, since there seems to be no good happy
> medium for them.  They either totally get neglected or they attract so much
> attention when they're written in the flavor of the week that people
> bikeshed the hell out of them.
>
> But it sounds like the majority want to keep it.  Who do I assign build
> tool ticket to in this case? If people really care about them, who wants to
> do the work?
> On Apr 13, 2012 5:43 AM, "Patrick Mueller" <pmuellr@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 18:53, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>
>> > We're trying to figure out what the command line tooling is gonna look
>> > like ...
>> >
>> > Until that decision is made I don't think we should touch the scripts.
>> >
>>
>> +1 Ain't broke, don't fix it.
>>
>> But even more: UNTIL WE HAVE NEW COMMAND LINE TOOLING, not just when we
>> make a "decision" on command line tooling.  I'm figuring that we'll be
>> doing one or two CLI's to "throw away" [1] before figuring out what works.
>> (and so, the sooner we start building the throw aways, the better).
>>
>> And especially: I don't want to remove it in 1.7 only to have to add it
>> back in 1.8.
>>
>> [1]
>> http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/08/22/Build-One-to-Throw-Away
>>
>> --
>> Patrick Mueller
>> http://muellerware.org
>>

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