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From "Matt Raible" <>
Subject Re: Maven
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2007 05:31:29 GMT
It should be possible to support both, but it may become a maintenance
nightmare. Once you start using Maven's IDE support (to generate
project files), it usually gets out of your way. Once you get used to
using your IDE rather than Ant, it's somewhat addictive. ;-)


On 9/10/07, Dave <> wrote:
> On 9/9/07, Toby Hobson <> wrote:
> > Does anybody know why the developers chose to use ant vs maven for Roller 4?
> We've had an Ant based build process from the start and never had a
> good reason to switch to Maven.
> There is a patch available to add a Maven based build process and I
> hope to have some time to take a look at it once the 4.0 and 3.1.1
> releases are out of the way, but I'll admit  up-front I'm gonna be
> pretty hesitant to switch to only using Maven -- I've had nothing but
> trouble with it in the past.
> - Dave


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