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From Paulo Pires <>
Subject Re: Maven Module for Protocol Buffers
Date Sun, 17 Jun 2012 11:23:29 GMT


On 17/06/12 09:40, Davide Carnovale wrote:
> Hi all,
> +1 to have it as a separate project. Imho it will help those who are not
> working on it by the means of not having to care about protoc and it won't
> add much complexity for those who need to work on that part
> D
> Il giorno 17/giu/2012 04:49, "Michael MacFadden" <
>> ha scritto:
>> All,
>> We are still contemplating the organization of the maven project.
>>  Currently, the protocol buffers are not built on every build.  It seems
>> that you generate them once (or when you change them) and then use the
>> sources.  Should we keep this similar in the maven build.  We could put the
>> protocol buffers in a separate project that gets built, versioned and
>> released.  Then the other maven modules could depend on this wave protobuf
>> jar file.  This way you would not need to compile the protocol buffers (or
>> even have the compiler installed) unless you were specifically working on
>> the protocol buffers.
>> The alternative is to have the protobuf module in the main build.  The
>> protocol buffer source would get generated and then compiled in every
>> build.  Everyone working on wave in a box would need to have the protoc
>> compile installed even if they aren't working on the protocol buffers.  I
>> would mention that the protobufs are already in a separate module, but the
>> module is currently in the main build.
>> Should we separate it out as described in the first paragraph?
>> ~Michael

Paulo Pires

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