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From Mirko Friedenhagen <mfriedenha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [mojo-dev] Re: MVERSIONS-258 Add mojo display-ancestors which will output the line of heritage for parent poms
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:44:05 GMT
OK, I just moved this issue to https://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MDEP-450.

On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 1:08 AM, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ancestors are dependencies, you cannot build a project without its parent...
> You just don't reference them in a dependencies section is all!
>
> I think it actually would suit perfectly in dependency:tree (esp when you
> consider that crazy people can and do put dependencies in parent projects in
> order to inject them into all children)
>
>
> On Sunday, 22 June 2014, Mirko Friedenhagen <mfriedenhagen@codehaus.org>
> wrote:
>>
>> Good points, Stephen. As ancestors are not dependencies, I would prefer to
>> enhance the help plugin instead. Ccing this to maven-dev
>>
>> Regards
>> Mirko
>> --
>> Sent from my mobile
>>
>> On Jun 22, 2014 10:39 PM, "Stephen Connolly"
>> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> My concern is that the versions plugin has become a catch-all-grab-bag.
>>>
>>> I want to consolidate its functionality and reduce the number of goals
>>> and options that people need to use it.
>>>
>>> This is adding a new goal. The goal itself does not say anything about
>>> whether there are updates available (and it should not really as the only
>>> update in an ancestor that you can achieve on the pom you are looking at is
>>> the immediate parent.
>>>
>>> I think this might suit better beside dependency:tree or
>>> help:effective-pom where the plugins are not concerned with either comparing
>>> versions of things against the available versions or updating versions of
>>> things.
>>>
>>>
>>> On 22 June 2014 21:22, Mirko Friedenhagen <mfriedenhagen@codehaus.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hello Stephen,
>>>>
>>>> what do you think about adding this? I have already a working
>>>> implementation at
>>>>
>>>> https://svn.codehaus.org/mojo/branches/mfriedenhagen/versions-maven-plugin-display-ancestors
>>>> with an IT and would like to merge this back to trunk.
>>>>
>>>> See svn diff
>>>> https://svn.codehaus.org/mojo/trunk/mojo/versions-maven-plugin
>>>>
>>>> https://svn.codehaus.org/mojo/branches/mfriedenhagen/versions-maven-plugin-display-ancestors
>>>> for the diff.
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> Mirko
>>>
>>>
>
>
> --
> Sent from my phone

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