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From "Brian E. Fox" <bri...@reply.infinity.nu>
Subject Re: webdav wagon changes
Date Tue, 20 May 2008 13:37:40 GMT
I think leaving the current impl on slide with the current name is the way
to go to maintain backwards compat for 2.0.x. Changing to a new provider may
have unforeseen side-effects and for people that aren't having issues now,
it should continue to work.


On 5/20/08 1:43 AM, "Brett Porter" <brett@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> I just finished some work to migrate the webdav provider from slide to
> jackrabbit using the patch from James Dumay. Slide leaked some file
> handles and is an unsupported project. In the process I added some
> more tests around transfer listeners as some providers weren't
> registering them correctly.
> 
> Jason suggested on IRC that it might be better to retain the slide
> webdav provider as-is and move the new code to wagon-webdav-jackrabbit.
> 
> Any opinions on this before I go ahead and do that?
> 
> I'm thinking of still renaming the slide wagon to wagon-webdav-slide
> in such a case, so that on upgrading the version they are forced to
> choose, but still have access to the slide one if needed.
> 
> The only issue I can see is it clashing with the other one built in to
> 2.0.9 for the plexus 'dav' component, but I haven't tried to see if it
> wins out correctly if used.
> 
> BTW, I've also brought the SCM provider in to trunk from the sandbox -
> it's apparent from JIRA that a number of people are using it, so I
> think we should support it for the limited use cases it currently
> supports.
> 
> Cheers,
> Brett
> 
> --
> Brett Porter
> brett@apache.org
> http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/
> 
> 
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