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From Sean Schofield <sean.schofi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Eclipse .project & .classpath files (is he talking about Maven again?!?!?!)
Date Fri, 24 Jun 2005 17:53:42 GMT
I'm willing to discuss the Maven option but I think we need to get Ant
working short term.  James, its cool to work on your maven stuff just
be aware that the project is going to shift around these next couple
of days.

sean

On 6/24/05, Bill Dudney <bdudney@mac.com> wrote:
> Hi James,
> 
> Thanks for the feed-back. Good point about Eclipse touching the
> files. Other option is putting the files into a subdirectory as we
> used to have them. Also I could just post them on the wiki as you are
> thinking of doing with the POM.
> 
> My issue with maven is upkeep. If we have the ant build that everyone
> else is using and a POM for maven that only some are using there will
> be stuff that goes stale.
> 
> Getting a maven generated .project & .classpath is a major win of
> using maven agreed. I believe the maven/ant discussion has been
> beaten to death on this list though and I for one don't want to open
> that up again ;-)
> 
> TTFN,
> 
> -bd-
> 
> On Jun 24, 2005, at 11:41 AM, James Mitchell wrote:
> 
> > I know I don't have a vote here ;)  but if I did, it would be -1
> >
> > Best case
> > ---------
> > By doing this, you are forcing every developer to deal with files
> > that will always appear to have changes/differences.  Yes, Eclipse
> > will touch those files.
> >
> > In most projects that I've been involved in.  You generally want to
> > ignore those files because they assume a certain IDE is being used
> > by all.
> >
> >
> > Worst case
> > ---------- What do you propose someone do if they need that spot
> > (i.e. they are using a different IDE and different format, which
> > requires a ".classpath" file in the place of the one under svn)?
> >
> >
> > Let's meet in the middle
> > ------------------------
> > Not to beat the Maven drum any more than I have to....but that's
> > actually one of the cool features of Maven.  With a proper Maven
> > project.xml file describing dependencies, creating the .project
> > and .classpath files for *any* IDE is as simple as...
> >
> > http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/eclipse/
> > http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/idea/
> > http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/jbuilder/
> >
> >
> > ...ah shucks, take your pick...
> >
> > http://maven.apache.org/reference/plugins/index.html
> >
> >
> > FYI - I will be Mavenizing the MyFaces build within the next couple
> > of weeks.  Whether it is accepted into SVN is another issue for
> > another thread. If not, I will make it available somewhere (wiki,
> > docs, something).
> >
> >
> > --
> > James Mitchell
> > Software Engineer / Open Source Evangelist
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> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bill Dudney" <bdudney@mac.com>
> > To: "MyFaces Development" <dev@myfaces.apache.org>
> > Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 1:05 PM
> > Subject: Eclipse .project & .classpath files
> >
> >
> >
> >> Hi All,
> >>
> >> i'd like to supply an Eclipse configuration for the projects that
> >> Sean is currently working to get set up in SVN. The projects
> >> would  work assuming the dependencies are downloaded via
> >> 'download- dependencies'. That would get someone up and running
> >> easily in  Eclipse. I'd like to put these files under each of the
> >> subprojects  (i.e. api, impl, etc.) and under the projects
> >> (current, tomahawk etc.)
> >>
> >> So, once you download one of the projects you could define a
> >> variable  and run 'ant download-dependencies' and you'd have a
> >> ready to go  MyFaces project in eclipse.
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> TTFN,
> >>
> >> -bd-
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> 
>

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