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From "Remy Maucherat" <>
Subject Re: PROPOSAL: build directories
Date Fri, 07 Jun 2002 22:53:29 GMT
> Some of you may remember back in tomcat3.0 we used to
> build all the stuff in jakarta-tomcat/../build and ../dist.
> What do you think about moving back to that layout ?

I'd vote -1. I like the current style better. I have lots of different
Tomcat 4.x repositories (4.0.4-b3, 4.0.x, 4.1.x, 4.0.3), and if the build
was ../build, I'd have lots of nasty conflicts between the different copies.

> Also, we curently rely on having all dependency as a
> full package. It may be better to just have all the
> .jar files built ( or copied/checkout ) in a single
>  lib/ directory. This will eliminate most of the complexity
> from our build files.
> ( that's post-4.1.0, of course - i.e. in the main tree )


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