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From Paul Smith <psm...@aconex.com>
Subject Re: Receivers artifacts and Chainsaw
Date Fri, 04 Jul 2008 00:02:39 GMT

On 04/07/2008, at 9:59 AM, Thorbjørn Ravn Andersen wrote:

> Paul Smith skrev  den 04-07-2008 00:46:
>> One of the last tasks to complete before a potential 'release' to  
>> the Webstart version of Chainsaw is building a custom Receiver  
>> artifact output that does not include the JMSReceiver & DBReceiver,  
>> both of which require dependent jars that we obviously can't ship  
>> (because we don't know what provider they'll need).
>>
>> I plan to add a new output artifact in log4j-receivers that  
>> contains this, and have it with a classifier of 'chainsaw- 
>> receivers', and have it attached via buildhelper plugin so that it  
>> is pushed out as an artifact. A similar approach would be to  
>> produce an artifact just containing JMS+DB receivers.  There would  
>> still be a 'non-classified' binary containing all Receivers as  
>> standard.
>>
>> That way Chainsaw can mark a dependency on it's relevant  
>> classifier.  This would mean that both the Webstart and standalone  
>> versions of Chainsaw would require an end-user who wished to use  
>> JMSReceiver or DBReceiver could download the 'extras' pack of  
>> Receivers, and drop it into the plugins folder together with their  
>> provider jars.
>
> I think that there should be a core log4j which should cover those  
> classes described in the printed manual, and that all the other  
> stuff which has come up since then should go in one or more "extras"  
> packages which may have a different release cycle than the core.
>

But there is.. log4j-receivers is a separate maven module with an  
independent release cycle.  There's also log4j-extras.

>

Paul
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