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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: setting jar:install on its head
Date Wed, 22 Sep 2004 11:06:49 GMT
Trygve Laugstøl wrote:

>On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 08:22:35PM +1000, Brett Porter wrote:
>>I think this is a good idea. This is essentially what I built for m1 
>>with scm:prepare-release, and can be managed just as easily with a GUI tool.
>>We can also use this goal to do timestamped releases (change 2 to set to 
>>timestamp, change 6 to set back to old version, and skip commit steps 4, 7).
>>There is no concept of snapshot right now, so this is the right time to 
>>change it. I'd be more than happy to backport this to m1 to get people 
>>used to it as well.
>Yeah, I forgot to say that you already had this stuff in m1, didn't mean
>to steal your idea. I'd really like to make maven a bigger part of all
>aspects of the development cycle including better support for cutting
>releases like this.
Haha... yes, well I'll leave that to my lawyers... I've just got a 
patent on releasing software packages and am going to make a killing :)

I certainly think this is in Maven's realm.


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