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From "Davanum Srinivas" <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Killing the incubator m2 repository
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2007 04:13:06 GMT
Yes, If the apache projects like say Axis2 and Geronimo set up their
pom's in a certain fashion (using m2's scope=provided mechanism), end
users will have to add incubator repos explicitly/consciously and
won't get podling jars pulled in w/o their knowledge.

-- dims

On 3/16/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
>
> > #1) End user using an Incubator podling m2 artifact directly: End
> > users need to specify our repo in their pom.xml explicity. this is
> > a conscious decision.
>
> > #2) End user using a regular Apache project that depends on incubator
> > podling artifact
>
> Actually, both cases appear to be the same because in case #1, unless the
> user is not part of collaborative effort, someone else could have added the
> repository to the pom.xml for the project.  Apparently, Maven doesn't
> require the user to authorize each repository, and just assumes that it must
> be OK if someone stuck it in a pom.xml file.
>
> > here's what we can do to make #2 a conscious decision.
>
> Would that imply anything about the need for a separate repository?
> Remember, the motivation for it was, as you stated above, to make sure that
> the end user expressed the specific intent of relying upon incubator
> artifacts.  That's the goal.  The repository was a mechanism.
>
>         --- Noel
>
>
>
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