maven-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Alexius Diakogiannis <alexius.diakogian...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Retire Maven Ant Plugin
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:04:42 GMT
+1

On Tue, 28 May 2019, 21:54 Robert Scholte, <rfscholte@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> The Apache Maven project consist of about 100 (sub)projects. Due to the
> small number of volunteers and the huge amount of code to maintain we're
> missing enough space to make real progress on all these projects, including
> our ambitious ideas for the next major version(s) of Maven itself.
> To be able to gain more focus we need to criticize the current subprojects
> and decide if it is worth maintaining.
>
> The goal of the Apache Maven Ant Plugin it to generate Ant build files
> based on a pom.xml and was released for the last time in December 2014. Due
> to the different ways that Ant and Maven work I don't think it makes
> sense anymore to maintain a plugin to transform Maven files to Ant.
> See https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-ant-plugin/ [
> https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-ant-plugin/]
>
> To be clear, this is NOT the plugin you can use to run Ant within Maven;
> that's the maven-antrun-plugin.
>
> I therefore propose that we retire the maven-ant-plugin.
>
> I don't think it makes sense to do a final release. Instead we should
> update the documentation and freeze the codebase.
>
> The process for retiring a plugin is described here:
> https://maven.apache.org/developers/retirement-plan-plugins.html
>
> The vote is open for 72 hours.
> [ ] +1 Yes, it's about time
> [ ] -1 No, because...

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message