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From Noble Paul നോബിള്‍ नोब्ळ् <>
Subject Re: plans for switching to maven2 (after 1.4 release)?
Date Tue, 30 Jun 2009 11:40:42 GMT
my -1 for a a maven only build system. Building has not been a problem
for me with Solr.

+0 to add a pom.xml as a parallel setup

On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 6:46 PM, Erik Hatcher<> wrote:
> I'll weigh in and throw a -1 to a Maven-only build system for Solr.  If
> there is still a functioning Ant build, but Mavenites have a parallel setup,
> that's fine by me and I'd be -0 on that.
> These days, Buildr has my attention as a way to get the best of all worlds:
> access to Ant's powerful task library, POM/repo handling, AND Ruby :)
>        Erik
> On Jun 29, 2009, at 9:01 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
>> I'm not particularly opposed to it, but I'm not exactly for it either.  I
>> very much have a love hate relationship with Maven.  The simple things work
>> fine w/ Maven and the power of pointing Eclipse or IntelliJ at a POM file
>> and having the whole project imported and ready to work on w/o one iota of
>> setup is something that the proponents of Ant just don't get, especially
>> when it comes to multiple module builds like Solr and Lucene have.    That
>> being said, there are a lot of headaches with Maven, number one being
>> releases, number two being anything custom and number three being the
>> constant instability of the magic happening behind the scenes with it
>> upgrading dependencies, etc. automatically.  Finally, I've always had a hard
>> time getting help in Maven land.  It always seemed to me the number of
>> incoming questions outweighed the number of answers about 10 to 1.
>> I converted Mahout to Maven and it was a pain.  I also use Maven for
>> personal development as well.  It is much easier to start fresh on Maven
>> than it is to add it in later.  And, there is something to be said for the
>> Maven Ant plugin, but even that is clunky.
>> In the end, I think I'd be +0 on it.  It's also come up in the past on the
>> lists and there never is a clear consensus.
>> -Grant
>> On Jun 28, 2009, at 12:33 PM, aldana wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> are there plans to migrate from ant to maven2? maybe not for the current
>>> trunk (mainline for 1.4), but maybe for the trunk after releasing solr
>>> 1.4.
>>> it makes the build more standard and easier to import to IDEs.
>>> -----
>>> manuel aldana
>>> aldana((at))
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