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From "Nick Stolwijk" <nick.stolw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: suggest : option to replace snapshot "timestamp" with buildnumber
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2008 12:25:04 GMT
The other option would be to create a release of the plugin in your own
repository, with an own version number.

Hth,

Nick Stolwijk
~Java Developer~

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On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 2:20 PM, nicolas de loof <nicolas@apache.org> wrote:

> The option is to allow timestamp for SNAPSHOT dependencies, considering the
> timestamp jar will not be updated as a SNAPSHOT would, and so the build
> get's reproductible ... until the snapshot repo gets cleaned !
>
> The idea is interesting as we hardly get plugin releases, and have no
> roadmap for them, so a project that requires a bug fix has no other option
>
>
> 2008/8/13 Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
>
> > Oooooh! there's an option to allow snapshot dependencies in release?
>  Cool!
> > I did not know that... Now I can go cause me a heap load of trouble!
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 1:14 PM, nicolas de loof <nicolas@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Would you DEPLOY a snapshot without first testing and commiting ?
> > >
> > > You're right that this is not a 100% safe way to fix this issue, just
> an
> > > attempt to make things (a little bit) more stable.
> > > A full fix would be to never use SNAPSHOTs, and to deprecate
> > > release/enforcer option to accept them ;-)
> > >
> > > 2008/8/13 Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
> > >
> > > > Of course the problem with that is what if there were local changes
> > when
> > > > the
> > > > build was made?  Now the SCM revision is meaningless
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Aug 13, 2008 at 1:03 PM, nicolas de loof <nicolas@apache.org
> >
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Recent snapshot repository purge introduced issues for those of us
> > that
> > > > > depend on a specific timestamp SNAPSHOT. This is supposed to be a
> > valid
> > > > > usecase as supported by the release and enforcer plugins.
> > > > >
> > > > > There is no way to rebuild such jars, as we can get the sources
> from
> > > SCM
> > > > > according to date, but cannot build and deploy the jar with the
> > > expected
> > > > > name (manual renaming is required).
> > > > >
> > > > > Could we consider for future the option to use the SCM revision (
> for
> > > SCM
> > > > > that support this option, but most of us use SVN ;-) ) in
> replacement
> > > to
> > > > a
> > > > > timestamp, so that a specific timestamp can easily be rebuilded at
> > > > anytime
> > > > > ?
> > > > > The version format could be "X.Y.Z-revision-ABCDE".
> > > > >
> > > > > Nicolas.
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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