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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: build mechanisms
Date Fri, 14 Jan 2011 11:41:43 GMT
Tom Hobbs wrote:
>> Well one problem with the current build system is the time taken, not only
>> to build it, but to test it, taking around 20 hours.  A modular build will
>> speed development, allowing developers to concentrate on one module and the
>> tests applicable to that module.
>>     
>
> Don't we get around this by only specifying certain test categories or
> even individual tests?  Would better documentation/examples on how to
> do that solve the problem equally well?
>
> When building on Hudson, isn't one 20 hour build the same thing a 20
> one hour module builds?
>
> What did I miss?
>
> I'm not trying to rubbish all the effort that has gone into the Maven
> build (and that other one the name of which escapes me).  I do
> apologise if it looks that way.  I'm just trying to understand.
>   
There are many reasons other than shortened build and test times, these 
will become evident later, for now the modular build is in skunk, I 
encourage people to have a look and get involved as it progresses.

Cheers,

Peter.

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