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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: Info for including JUnit in our Continuous Integration Build system at Apache
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 19:00:08 GMT
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:49 AM, Sandro Martini
<sandro.martini@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> forward the previous mail here, I hope this is the right mailing list ...
> Thank you,
> Sandro Martini
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Sandro Martini <sandro.martini@gmail.com>
> Date: 2011/8/24
> Subject: Info for including JUnit in our Continuous Integration Build
> system at Apache
> To: licensing-help@apache.org
> Cc: Apache Pivot - Private <private@pivot.apache.org>
> Hi all,
> my name is Sandro Martini, and I'm in the PMC of Apache Pivot.
> Today I started to configure a Continuous Integration for Pivot on
> Apache Jenkins build system here: https://builds.apache.org/
> To make it work, I have to let it use a JUnit jar, but currently we
> don't have it in our build system (based on Apache Ant) because of its
> CPL license ( http://www.junit.org/license ).
> At the moment, the solution seem to copy it in a folder inside source
> control (SVN) and use it from there (but only during builds, and never
> at runtime), but I don't know if this is a good choice (in terms of
> license compatibility).
> So, excuse me, probably the question has already be solved, but I
> didn't find a clear answer to this:
> JUnit is really incompatible with Apache ?
> Even if we use it only for builds (absolutely it's not inside our
> Binary distribution artifacts) ?
> And last, could I think to put JUnit even inside a Pivot Source
> distribution, to let our users use it for building Pivot (but probably
> could be safer to not include it here, just for curiosity) ?

Using JUnit only in a build environment -- i.e., not distributing it
-- is clearly OK.  As to your question on distributing it, see:


> Thank  you very much,
> Sandro Martini

- Sam Ruby

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