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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: 0.9.7: build changes
Date Sat, 31 Mar 2007 21:01:17 GMT

On Mar 29, 2007, at 5:00 PM, Patrick Linskey wrote:

>>> Also, we might want to think about other bundlings, such as
>> creating a
>>> single jar with all dependencies,
>>
>> I'm not all that keen on merging other project's jars into a single
>> monolithic jar. I think people expect that component-oriented
>> software is going to have various required and optional dependencies.
>>
>> I feel that monolithic jar bundling is more appropriate for an
>> application, rather than for a component.
>
> I agree, but I know that others disagree, and I don't see any  
> reason why
> one is necessarily more right than another. The cost to us of having a
> separate jar / distro seems low, and if it helps with adoption, I  
> don't
> see a downside.

I think that it does help adoption, and I don't see a downside either.

Craig
>
> -Patrick
>
> -- 
> Patrick Linskey
> BEA Systems, Inc.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Marc Prud'hommeaux [mailto:mprudhomapache@gmail.com] On
>> Behalf Of Marc Prud'hommeaux
>> Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 11:15 AM
>> To: open-jpa-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: 0.9.7: build changes
>>
>>
>> On Mar 28, 2007, at 7:54 PM, Patrick Linskey wrote:
>>
>>> One thing that I would like to see happen prior to 0.9.7 is a
>>> change to
>>> the build artifacts so that we don't have '-project' or
>> '-all' tacked
>>> onto the releases everywhere.
>>
>> I've opened https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OPENJPA-194 for
>> this and assigned it to myself.
>>
>>> Also, we might want to think about other bundlings, such as
>> creating a
>>> single jar with all dependencies,
>>
>> I'm not all that keen on merging other project's jars into a single
>> monolithic jar. I think people expect that component-oriented
>> software is going to have various required and optional dependencies.
>>
>> I feel that monolithic jar bundling is more appropriate for an
>> application, rather than for a component.
>>
>>
>>> or a download that includes docs. What do you guys think?
>>
>> The binary assembly is meant to include the docs (and did on past
>> releases). I notice that they are absent from recent snapshots,
>> though. I'll try to figure out why that is.
>>
>>
>>> -Patrick
>>
>>>
>>
>>
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Craig Russell
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