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From Joe Germuska <>
Subject Re: Does struts-chain work with tomcat 4.1 ?
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2004 17:06:21 GMT
>>For now, we could just declare that the struts-chain project.xml 
>>extends the struts project.xml; this would work now without waiting 
>>for changes to maven which will probably be slow in coming, since 
>>they are doing a big under-the-hood overhaul for Maven 1.1 
>>Jakarta-Commons uses project inheritance extensively, and I've used 
>>it myself and it pretty much does what we want here -- makes sure 
>>that the versions of common JAR dependencies track between 
>>struts-chain and struts itself.
>Thanks Joe: you are definitely right, project inheritance should be 
>exactly what's needed for the struts / struts-chain use case.
>I had completely forgotten about that possibility, since I've never 
>used it yet.

I've created a struts-chain project.xml extending from the Struts 
one, and will check it in as soon as I can get at the CVS repository.

Joe Germuska       
       "Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them 
the usual way.  This happens to us all the time with computers, and 
nobody thinks of complaining."
             -- Jef Raskin

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