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From Grant Ingersoll <>
Subject Re: discussion about release frequency.
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:14:43 GMT

On Sep 20, 2010, at 10:28 AM, Steven A Rowe wrote:

> On 9/20/2010 at 8:24 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
>> At any rate, the big problem w/ Maven and Lucene is not that generate-
>> maven-artifacts doesn't work, it's that the POM templates aren't kept in
>> sync.  However, I think we now have a solution for that thanks to Steve
>> and Robert's work to make it easier to bring Lucene into IntelliJ.  In
>> other words, that process does much of what is needed for Maven, so it
>> should be relatively straightforward to have it automatically generate the
>> templates, too.  In fact, it would be just as easy for that project to
>> simply produce POM files (which are well understood and have a published
>> spec) instead of creating the IntelliJ project files, which are not well
>> understood and not publicly spec'd and subject to change w/ every release
>> and simply have IntelliJ suck in the POM file since IntelliJ supports that
>> very, very well.
> Unfortunately, LUCENE-2611 does not automatically generate IntelliJ setup files - they
are static, just like the POM template files.

Hmm, hadn't looked that closely.  I'd say this is going to suffer the same fate of the POM
template files then and would thus be against including it.

>  I think it's possible, using an Ant BuildListener-extending class, to do automatic generation,
but I haven't attempted it yet.  I'll open an issue.


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