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From "Mark R. Diggory" <>
Subject Re: [math] Re: Getting started questions
Date Mon, 02 Feb 2004 14:35:04 GMT
Yea, in theory, there is a "POM" artifact directory available in the 
maven repository, seems logical that it could be "made available", sure 
would make things less dependent on how they were checked ot of the CVS 

Seems logical that the repository goal could be used to publish the POM 
easily in Maven.


Paul Libbrecht wrote:

> Ah, this question is interesting.
> I recently removed the dependency on the ../project.xml in Jelly  
> because I think checking out a module should produce free-standing  
> things.
> Before being a commons-committer, I always patched the project.xml so  
> as to get rid of the project inheritance (which is only for a handful  
> of ownership information for the website anyways).
> How would it be with an http URL instead of relative URL ? Wouldn't  
> that solve it?
> Or why not have, in each commons-project directory a file like  
> "jakarta-commons-common-project.xml" being copies this one ?
> (the same should be true for properties).
> Also, why do you need jakarta-commons/xdocs/
> I think there's a limit to duplication prevention...
> paul
> On 31-Jan-04, at 21:43 Uhr, Phil Steitz wrote:
>> You are correct, for math's maven build to work, you need to have  
>> jakarta-commons/project.xml and you need your math checkout to be  
>> inside the jakarta-commons directory.  If you don't want to co the  
>> entire jakarta-commons module, you can just co  
>> jakarta-commons/project.xml (see the full command here:  
>>, then cd to  
>> jakarta-commons and co math from there, or you could even just 
>> create  the jakarta-commons directory manually and grab the file 
>> from*checkout*/jakarta-commons/ 
>> project.xml. You will also need jakarta-commons/xdocs to build the 
>> web  site.
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