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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Pom aren't in XML?
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2007 15:57:24 GMT
they should be xml, and if it's just that small change they could be updated

On Dec 18, 2007 1:51 PM, Gilles Scokart <gscokart@gmail.com> wrote:
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> Are the pom of the repository supposed to be in XML?  I hope yes, but in
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> I have started to make some test where I'm trying to compare the result of a
> dependency resolution done by ivy and by maven.  I have worked with the
> small repository that I have on my machine (= the maven cache containing +/-
> only maven, its plugin and their dependencies).
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> The first results are for the moment pretty bad.  Most of the modules are
> indeed depending on modules for which the pom is simply not a valid XML (too
> bad, ivy is using an XML parser)
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> I found those modules have a non XML pom (they contains &oslash; which is
> not a valid XML entity):
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> org.codehaus.plexus/plexus (up to 1.0.7, for later version it seems to be
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> plexus/plexus-root
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> qdox/qdox
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> Is it normal?  Is it possible to fix those pom (I know it doesn't come from
> ASF, but…) ?
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> I hope yes, because having non XML pom make it very difficult to reuse the
> repository without the maven client.
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> Gilles



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