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From "Patrick Linskey" <plins...@bea.com>
Subject RE: 0.9.7: build changes
Date Fri, 30 Mar 2007 00:00:38 GMT
> > 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.

-Patrick

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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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