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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JSPWiki status (Was: [Incubator Wiki] Update of "July2012" by JuanPabloSantos)
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:38:33 GMT
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.

>>
>> BR,
>>
>> Jukka Zitting
>>
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