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From Wido den Hollander <w...@widodh.nl>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Please choose: The build system to use for 4.0
Date Thu, 16 Aug 2012 21:31:32 GMT


On 08/16/2012 11:26 PM, Chip Childers wrote:
> My preference is, based on timeline, to use ant for 4.0.
>

I agree on this one. I think a lot will break if we switch to Ant at the 
last moment.

We could switch for 4.1, but I wouldn't do so for 4.0

Wido

> - chip
>
> Sent from my iPhone.
>
> On Aug 16, 2012, at 5:12 PM, David Nalley <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
>
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> I am particularly limiting the scope of this to what we do for 4.0,
>> since that is the pressing timeline.
>>
>> Here are the current options:
>>
>> * Continue using ant, and have the hacky stuff I wrote as ant targets
>> deal with dependency resolution. (see the differences in the deps-ctrl
>> branch)
>>
>> * Use Gradle (see the gradle branch)
>>
>> * Use Maven (I haven't seen any of this, but Darren reports that he
>> has this building - Darren: can we see this somewhere publicly
>> perhaps?)
>>
>> While I'd like to have us choose the system that we are going to use
>> for all time (and despite some reservations, I think Maven is likely
>> my personal choice for what we should move to long term), I am also
>> concerned that we don't let the perfect become the enemy of the good.
>> So given all of that - what should our choice be?
>>
>> --David
>>

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