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From "Bill Barker" <wbar...@wilshire.com>
Subject RE: Tomcat 6 source organisation
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2006 18:49:00 GMT
 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Costin Manolache [mailto:costin@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 10:24 AM
> To: Tomcat Developers List
> Subject: Re: Tomcat 6 source organisation
> 
> On 2/28/06, Peter Rossbach <pr@objektpark.de> wrote:
> > We can have maven2 dependency management without use maven2 
> complete.
> >
> > see. http://maven.apache.org/ant-tasks.html
> 

We've had some problems with the <m2 /> tasks over in Gump-land.

> I have no problem with using maven or similar tasks for downloading
> the deps, if they
> can provide the same functionality with our build hacks, or at least
> use them for the simple
> cases.
> 

I'm not sure that Maven could handle the current tomcat-dbcp task well, and
I don't really see a use-case for a mixed dependency management system
myself.

> I'm just -1 on using a framework that forces a particular way to do
> things ( nothing personal
> with maven, same -1 for any other framework :-). I know people have
> religious ideas about
> right and wrong, and frameworks is an expression of this - I just hope
> I won't see this in tomcat...
> 

Also my personal opinion.  Also, Gump doesn't currently support Maven2, so
we'd loose Gump by going to Maven2 (which, some people might think is
a-good-thing :).

> It may be good to look at what other options exists for download and
> pick one that is easy to use and fits well - maven might be the best
> or not, that's one benefit of picking components and tools instead of
> 'they know better' frameworks.
> 
> Costin
> 
> >
> > I thing maven is good for standard prepare/compile/test, 
> but is heavy
> > to use with spezial things like the current tomcat release build. I
> > have heard that some "go back to ant" discussion start at the
> > jetspeed project.
> >
> > Peter
> >
> >
> >
> > Am 28.02.2006 um 17:50 schrieb Keith Wannamaker:
> >
> > > +1 for consolidating into a single module/src folder.
> > >
> > > maven has matured since I last looked.  It seems the biggest
> > > advantages for us would be dependency management and a 
> common build
> > > layout.  I don't have a feel for how much work it would take to
> > > convert, but it doesn't seem like we would loose much if that
> > > approach were taken.
> > >
> > > Keith
> > >
> > >
> > > Remy Maucherat wrote:
> > >> Hi,
> > >> I think it is time to decide how the source repository 
> is going to
> > >> be organized, with the questions being:
> > >> - how many source folders do we need (Costin wanted one, while
> > >> others like Jacob seem to want "modules") ?
> > >> - do we continue to use Ant ?
> > >> - etc
> > >> Any ideas ?
> > >> Rémy
> > >
> > >
> > > 
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