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From Jacob Kjome <h...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Maven for builds instead of ant?
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 20:52:49 GMT
Quoting Mark Womack <mwomack@apache.org>:

> Yep. I have now been exposed to that as a way to do the same bit that Maven
> does (the sample code I was looking at had a Maven and an Ant script so you
> could pick and choose). I do plan to add it. Now if only the sun jars could
> be accessed that way too...or is there a way to access the sun jars this way
> as well?
>

Yeah, that's always a problem.  That's the one case where you'll have to point
locally.  No way I know of to get around that other than store them in source
control, but that's probably not possible for an open source project given
licensing issues.

Jake

> thanks!
> -Mark
>
> On 10/13/05, Jacob Kjome <hoju@visi.com> wrote:
> >
> > Quoting Mark Womack <mwomack@apache.org>:
> >
> > > I guess I should just use Maven to keep up jar repository up-to-date
> > > locally. :-)
> > >
> >
> > The Tomcat build that Yoav refers to does auto-downloading of
> > dependencies. Why
> > can't Log4j's build? Just use the <get> task, just like the Tomcat build.
> >
> > Jake
> >
> > > -Mark
> > >
> > > On 10/12/05, Yoav Shapira <yoavs@apache.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > > -0.5 on using Maven. My experience with it has been that it's kind of
> > nice
> > > > for
> > > > generating project documentation, but for most real-life (i.e. complex
> > > > dependencies, multiple builders on different environments) projects,
> > the
> > > > setup
> > > > overhead is not worth the benefits.
> > > >
> > > > It is also not as widely used as Ant, and I don't want to raise the
> > bar
> > > > for our
> > > > users who build log4j themselves without a significant benefit.
> > > >
> > > > We should instead keep build.properties.default more suitable for you
> > so
> > > > you
> > > > have very little (if any) manual build.properties updating to do each
> > > > time. If
> > > > we have managed to do it for Tomcat and other more complicated
> > products
> > > > (as we
> > > > have), we can do it for log4j.
> > > >
> > > > Yoav
> > > >
> > > > --- Mark Womack <mwomack@apache.org> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Does anyone have any experience with using Maven for the build
> > > > environment
> > > > > with/instead of Ant? I am really tired of having to keep the
> > > > > build.properties up to date on my machine and update everytime I
do
> > a
> > > > new
> > > > > checkout. I saw where Maven can be used to grab the desired version
> > from
> > > > > ibiblio, etc, but I don't know how the rest of our build would
> > > > translate. I
> > > > > need to do more homework.
> > > > >
> > > > > If anyone has experience or opinions, I would like to hear back.
> > > > >
> > > > > thanks,
> > > > > -Mark
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
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