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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Fwd: bad metadata in commons-logging 1.1
Date Fri, 17 Nov 2006 18:18:53 GMT
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Does RAT have enough smarts to do this kind of checking?

Craig

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Steve Loughran <steve.loughran@gmail.com>
> Date: November 17, 2006 6:45:18 AM PST
> To: repository@apache.org
> Subject: Re: bad metadata in commons-logging 1.1
> Reply-To: repository@apache.org
>
> On 17/11/06, Carlos Sanchez <carlos@apache.org> wrote:
>> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MEV-392
>
> You know, its hard to blame the projects here, they create md that
> works for them; its only when stuff ships you discover its flaws. We
> really need a review of all metadata that goes in; partly automated,
> with manual oversight. I imagine a program that has a list of obsolete
> artifacts (junit 3.7, logkit, servletapi 2.3), and flags anything that
> imports them as trouble. It could also flag any non-optional
> dependency on junit/testng at runtime as worthy of attention. Test
> tools are allowed to do it, but for most apps, its a mistake.
>
> sigh,
>
> -steve

Craig Russell
Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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