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From "Robert Muir (Commented) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LUCENE-3774) check-legal isn't doing its job
Date Sun, 12 Feb 2012 12:12:59 GMT


Robert Muir commented on LUCENE-3774:

The upside of this is that we could have a single top-level check license task that would
simply scan everything, once and wouldn't need to be updated as libs are added or removed.

I think with steve's patch this is per-module? I woudl really prefer it done per-module and
not as a 'top-level' task.

If its a top-level task, then test cannot depend on it. I don't want to scan licenses of all
of lucene/solr just to run 'ant test -Dtestcase' within some confined space, or to just run
lucene core tests.
> check-legal isn't doing its job
> -------------------------------
>                 Key: LUCENE-3774
>                 URL:
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: general/build
>    Affects Versions: 3.6, 4.0
>            Reporter: Steven Rowe
>            Assignee: Steven Rowe
>         Attachments: LUCENE-3774.patch, LUCENE-3774.patch
> In trunk, the {{check-legal-lucene}} ant target is not checking any {{lucene/contrib/\*\*/lib/}}
directories; the {{modules/**/lib/}} directories are not being checked; and {{check-legal-solr}}
can't be checking {{solr/example/lib/\*\*/\*.jar}}, because there are currently {{.jar}} files
in there that don't have a license.
> These targets are set up to take in a full list of {{lib/}} directories in which to check,
but modules move around, and these lists are not being kept up-to-date.
> Instead, {{check-legal-\*}} should run for each module, if the module has a {{lib/}}
directory, and it should be specialized for modules that have more than one ({{solr/core/}})
or that have a {{lib/}} directory in a non-standard place ({{lucene/core/}}).

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