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From "Francis De Brabandere" <franci...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Empire-db and Empire-Struts2-ext distribution with Maven support
Date Sun, 07 Dec 2008 20:27:10 GMT
thanks for the clarification!

On Sun, Dec 7, 2008 at 9:14 PM, Thomas Fischer <tfischer@apache.org> wrote:
> To aid the decision how to add maven support to empire-db, I'll list the
> merits and problems of the two steps as I see them. Francis, if you have
> additions or if you disagree, please correct me.
>
> Step 1: Provide a pom and upload it pluus the jars into the public maven
> repository
>
> provides: Read access to empire-db via maven. In Detail: All users which
> use maven to build their projects can pull the artifacts "the usual way"
> by defining a dependency in their projects
>
> problems
> - the pom needs to be edited manually with each release.
> - the upload into the repository needs to be done manually each release.
> - testing the uploaded pom and jars would involve an extra step in the
> release
>
> Step 2: use maven as a build System
>
> provides: solves the problems in step 1
>
> problems:
> - the committers would have to learn a new build system.
> - this would involve reorganisation of the project structure in svn.
>
> This is not an advice, just providing information for the committers
> to base their decision on.
>
>    regards,
>
>        Thomas
>
>



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