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From Juan Pablo Santos Rodríguez <juanpablo.san...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JSPWiki status (Was: [Incubator Wiki] Update of "July2012" by JuanPabloSantos)
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 22:39:36 GMT
Hi Dave,

thanks for the tip :-) Actually we're downloading a few LGPL jars via
maven-ant-tasks,
but this approach seems simpler for our libs, as we won't have to deal with
transitive
dependencies.


br,
juan pablo

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:51 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:

>
> On Jul 12, 2012, at 10:38 AM, sebb wrote:
>
> > On 11 July 2012 22:26, Juan Pablo Santos Rodríguez
> > <juanpablo.santos@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Oh, my misunderstanding then. If that's the case, then there is one
> >> technicality of the apache release process blocking the release
> >> (distributing dependencies alongside source), although not a tough one.
> >> I'll file a Jira and reflect it at the project incubation status page.
> >>
> >>
> >> regards,
> >> juan pablo
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 1:31 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi,
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 11:03 PM, Juan Pablo Santos Rodríguez
> >>> <juanpablo.santos@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Regarding the binary dependencies. Wasn't the discussion on
> general@more
> >>>> focused on (or raised because of) transitive dependencies which were
> >>>> brought into the build and not being AL-compatible?
> >>>
> >>> No, all the dependencies discussed were compliant with Apache
> >>> policies. The problem was about having binaries included in the source
> >>> archive.
> >>>
> >>>> Also, the build is Ant based, so we need them to be there in order to
> be
> >>>> able to build.
> >
> > Not so; Apache JMeter and Tomcat both use Ant and have external
> > dependencies which are not held in SVN.
> >
> >>>
> >>> The proposed solution for this case was to put the dependencies in a
> >>> separate -deps archive, that can be combined with the source release
> >>> to make it buildable. The build script can also automatically download
> >>> such separate binary dependencies.
> >
> > That's what JMeter and Tomcat do: there's a separate Ant task to do
> > the downloads.
> > But you could also use Ant+Ivy.
>
> Apache POI uses ant as well. Here are selected parts of the build.xml:
>
>     <!-- the repository to download jars from -->
>     <property name="repository.m2" value="http://repo1.maven.org"/>
>     <property name="main.lib" location="lib"/>
>
>     <!-- jars in the /lib directory, see the fetch-jars target-->
>     <property name="main.commons-logging.jar"
> location="${main.lib}/commons-logging-1.1.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.commons-logging.url"
>
> value="${repository.m2}/maven2/commons-logging/commons-logging/1.1/commons-logging-1.1.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.commons-codec.jar"
> location="${main.lib}/commons-codec-1.5.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.commons-codec.url"
>
> value="${repository.m2}/maven2/commons-codec/commons-codec/1.5/commons-codec-1.5.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.log4j.jar"
> location="${main.lib}/log4j-1.2.13.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.log4j.url"
> value="${repository.m2}/maven2/log4j/log4j/1.2.13/log4j-1.2.13.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.junit.jar"
> location="${main.lib}/junit-3.8.1.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.junit.url"
> value="${repository.m2}/maven2/junit/junit/3.8.1/junit-3.8.1.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.ant.jar" location="${main.lib}/ant-1.8.2.jar"/>
>     <property name="main.ant.url"
> value="${repository.m2}/maven2/org/apache/ant/ant/1.8.2/ant-1.8.2.jar"/>
>
>     <target name="check-jars">
>         <condition property="jars.present">
>             <or>
>                 <and>
>                     <available file="${main.commons-logging.jar}"/>
>                     <available file="${main.commons-codec.jar}"/>
>                     <available file="${main.log4j.jar}"/>
>                     <available file="${main.junit.jar}"/>
>                     <available file="${main.ant.jar}"/>
>                 </and>
>                 <isset property="disconnected"/>
>             </or>
>         </condition>
>     </target>
>
>     <target name="fetch-jars" depends="check-jars" unless="jars.present"
>             description="Fetches needed JAR files from the Internet">
>         <mkdir dir="${main.lib}"/>
>         <antcall target="downloadfile">
>             <param name="sourcefile" value="${main.commons-logging.url}"/>
>             <param name="destfile" value="${main.commons-logging.jar}"/>
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="downloadfile">
>             <param name="sourcefile" value="${main.commons-codec.url}"/>
>             <param name="destfile" value="${main.commons-codec.jar}"/>
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="downloadfile">
>             <param name="sourcefile" value="${main.log4j.url}"/>
>             <param name="destfile" value="${main.log4j.jar}"/>
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="downloadfile">
>             <param name="sourcefile" value="${main.junit.url}"/>
>             <param name="destfile" value="${main.junit.jar}"/>
>         </antcall>
>         <antcall target="downloadfile">
>             <param name="sourcefile" value="${main.ant.url}"/>
>             <param name="destfile" value="${main.ant.jar}"/>
>         </antcall>
>     </target>
>
> HTH,
> Dave
>
>
> >
> >>>
> >>> BR,
> >>>
> >>> Jukka Zitting
> >>>
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