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From Rhett Sutphin <rh...@detailedbalance.net>
Subject Re: VOTE: Remove JtestR support
Date Tue, 21 Jun 2011 18:43:28 GMT
Nonbinding +1 from me. I originally used JTestR when I started using buildr (long ago), but
I found that buildr's built-in rspec support was better.

Rhett

On Jun 21, 2011, at 1:38 PM, Alex Boisvert wrote:

> As discussed earlier, JtestR integration has become a maintenance burden
> that I can no longer sustain in my limited open-source time.  In case you
> haven't followed, the main issue is that JtestR is only compatible with a
> restricted set of dependencies (notably rspec 1.3.0 and only up to JRuby
> 1.5.4) which conflicts with buildr's own set of dependencies.   There is no
> plan <http://markmail.org/message/ifjbbh6ppyufvxmi> to upgrade JtestR to
> rspec 2.0 and combined with the very few users actually relying on JtestR
> means the feature doesn't support its own weight.
> 
> VOTE
> [ ] +1 Agree to remove JtestR support
> [ ] +/- 0  No opinion
> [ ] -1 Disagree to remove JTestR support (and propose solution to JtestR
> maintenance)
> 
> If anybody wants to step up and maintain JtestR integration, I would advise
> converting it into a plugin separate from Buildr's core.   I believe a
> separate release cycle would probably serve users better in any case.
> 
> thanks,
> alex


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