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From "Uwe Schindler (Commented) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LUCENE-3943) Use ivy cachepath and cachefileset instead of ivy retrieve
Date Tue, 03 Apr 2012 21:42:22 GMT


Uwe Schindler commented on LUCENE-3943:

ant example can also use ivy:cachepath as classpath, no need to copy anything.
> Use ivy cachepath and cachefileset instead of ivy retrieve
> ----------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LUCENE-3943
>                 URL:
>             Project: Lucene - Java
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: general/build
>            Reporter: Chris Male
> In LUCENE-3930 we moved to resolving all external dependencies using ivy:retrieve.  This
process places the dependencies into the lib/ folder of the respective modules which was ideal
since it replicated the existing build process and limited the number of changes to be made
to the build.
> However it can lead to multiple jars for the same dependency in the lib folder when the
dependency is upgraded, and just isn't the most efficient way to use Ivy.
> Uwe pointed out that _when working from svn or in using src releases_ we can remove the
ivy:retrieve calls and make use of ivy:cachepath and ivy:cachefileset to build our classpaths
and packages respectively, which will go some way to addressing these limitations -- however
we still need the build system capable of putting the actual jars into specific lib folders
when assembling the binary artifacts

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