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From "Assaf Arkin" <ar...@intalio.com>
Subject Re: Ivy support?
Date Thu, 10 Jul 2008 04:28:09 GMT
On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 9:21 PM, Ittay Dror <ittay.dror@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> Assaf Arkin wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 12:14 AM, Ittay Dror <ittay.dror@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Are there any plans to add Ivy support (using the Ivy library for the
>>> dependency resolution mechanism)?
>>>
>>> The reason I'm asking is that I want to create a plugin to buildr that
>>> will
>>> compile c++ modules and Ivy is better suited for handling dependencies of
>>> such modules (since different configuraitons (architectures) can point to
>>> different artifacts). For buildr, Ivy is a subproject of Ant, so Ivy
>>> repositories may become popular and having support for them will be good
>>> (of
>>> course Ivy support Maven repositories also).
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> I'm looking into OSGi support because you can carry dependencies to the
>> runtime, and it's an easier model than Maven that also translates well to
>> other package managers (Debian, Gems, etc).
>>
>> I don't know if anyone is looking into Ivy support yet. Is that something
>> you can take charge of?
>>
>>
> I can try. Can you give me some pointers where to start looking in the
> code?


I tried to concentrate most of the stuff related to packages in
lib/buildr/packaging.

artifact.rb deals with resolving, installing and otherwise messing with
Maven artifacts.

package.rb deals with packaging, that would be the place to generate
metadata when creating a package.

Assaf


>
>  Assaf
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ittay
>>>
>>> --
>>> --
>>> Ittay Dror <ittay.dror@gmail.com>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> --
>
> Ittay Dror <ittay.dror@gmail.com>
>
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