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From "Niall Pemberton" <>
Subject Re: [struts1] STATUS - Version 1.3.5
Date Fri, 14 Jul 2006 12:09:51 GMT
On 7/14/06, Wendy Smoak <> wrote:
> On 7/13/06, Niall Pemberton <> wrote:
> > In maven 2 speak is that a scope of "provided"? I can add that to the
> > Chain project.xml which would be good if there are any future Chain
> > releases - whether the existing 1.1 pom can be corrected after the
> > event I guess you'll know better than me.
> Provided means you expect it to be provided at runtime, like
> servlet-api for a Struts app, which is provided by the Servlet
> container.  For Chain, I think both of those are truly optional.  You
> only need them if you're using the JSF or Portlet related parts of
> commons-chain.  I think it should be <optional>true</optional> inside
> <properties> for m1.
> The Maven devs are resistant to changing released poms.  For a while
> they were doing it but it seemed to cause more problems than it
> solved.
> Thanks in advance for fixing the Chain project.xml file. :)

No problem, thx for the info - servlet was marked as "provided" - that
was requested by Carlos (probably) when he was generating the m2 pom
after the 1.1 release - anyway I've set servlet, portlet and myfaces
to "optional":


> Wendy

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