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From "Emmanuel Venisse" <emman...@venisse.net>
Subject Re: Maven Mboot
Date Sun, 04 Jan 2004 15:54:13 GMT

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason van Zyl" <jvanzyl@maven.org>
To: "Maven Developers List" <dev@maven.apache.org>
Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: Maven Mboot


> On Sun, 2004-01-04 at 09:46, Emmanuel Venisse wrote:
> > I think we must add junit test execution with mboot if unit tests
exists.
>
> That's easily possible. It wasn't really what I intended for mboot but I
> have a new test plugin that's tiny, runs tests in a completely isolated
> classloader and only requires junit. So entirely possibly if you want to
> add it. The download is only 11k so adding the test runner would only
> add another few k and would allow things like gump to do what they need
> to without requiring Maven itself.

Yes, I want to add it, because with Maven, we recommend some best practices.
If we purpose another tool, we must apply this best practices.
Junit is 118k but it will be downloaded one time.

>
> > Emmanuel
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Jason van Zyl" <jvanzyl@maven.org>
> > To: <dev@maven.apache.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, January 03, 2004 6:43 AM
> > Subject: Maven Mboot
> >
> >
> > > Howdy,
> > >
> > > I just finished checking in mboot which is a tool that will build
> > > relatively simple Maven projects without Maven itself. It will build a
> > > simple JAR taking into account resources that need to be packaged.
It's
> > > certainly far from perfect but I can bootstrap Maven and the plugins
> > > with it in addition to build most of my projects including plexus. Bob
> > > just tried it with drools-core and it works there too.
> > >
> > > This little tool might also be handly for those who have an aversion
to
> > > Maven and might also be useful to the gumpers as a lot of Maven
projects
> > > can probably be built with mboot.
> > >
> > > There is a bit of Java to read the project.xml file and the rest is
> > > bash, so if you want to use it on windows simply install cygwin.
> > >
> > > I'll probably improve it over the next few days but it's working to
> > > bootstrap maven which is all I really care about atm. Anyway just
> > > thought it might be useful generally so I separated it and check it
in.
> > >
> > > The source is here:
> > >
> > > http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/maven-components/maven-mboot/
> > >
> > > And you can get a little self extracting binary here:
> > >
> > > http://www.apache.org/~jvanzyl/mboot-install.sh
> > >
> > > ./mboot-install.sh
> > >
> > > Follow the instructions. Default install directory is ~/mboot
> > >
> > > export MBOOT_HOME=~/mboot
> > > export PATH=$PATH:$MBOOT_HOME
> > >
> > > Go to a directory with a Maven project and:
> > >
> > > mboot
> > >
> > > :-)
> > >
> > > -- 
> > > jvz.
> > >
> > > Jason van Zyl
> > > jason@zenplex.com
> > > http://tambora.zenplex.org
> > >
> > > In short, man creates for himself a new religion of a rational
> > > and technical order to justify his work and to be justified in it.
> > >
> > >   -- Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society
> > >
> > >
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> jvz.
>
> Jason van Zyl
> jason@zenplex.com
> http://tambora.zenplex.org
>
> In short, man creates for himself a new religion of a rational
> and technical order to justify his work and to be justified in it.
>
>   -- Jacques Ellul, The Technological Society
>
>
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