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From Simon Nash <n...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Travel sample binary distribution
Date Wed, 07 Apr 2010 19:09:01 GMT
Simon Nash wrote:
> Simon Laws wrote:
>>> The "binaries" directory would contain a complete set of binaries
>>> and their runtime dependencies (configuration files etc.) so that users
>>> can easily see exactly what files are needed at runtime.
>>>
>>> I agree that running out of the source directories is easier in a
>>> development/test environment but this doesn't explain how people can
>>> package an application like this for redistribution in a production
>>> environment.  This is not straightforward and I have spent many weeks
>>> figuring it out.  It would seem a shame not to provide users with the
>>> benefit of this knowledge.
>>>
>>>  Simon
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Ok, that's a good position. I guess we just need to tweak the README
>> to explain what's going on.
>>
>> Simon
>>
>>
> One more thought on this.  Maybe we could leave the "binaries" directory
> in the source release but not build it automatically as part of the
> top-level build.  In the README we could explain that this build module
> is available for those who want to see the runtime binary artifacts.
> This makes things simpler for those who just want to look at the
> sample source code and compile and run it.
> 
>   Simon
> 
I have created TUSCANY-3528 to track this.

   Simon


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