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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Codec 1.4 based on RC2
Date Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:38:48 GMT
On 28/07/2009, Gary Gregory <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
>  > From: news [mailto:news@ger.gmane.org] On Behalf Of Jörg Schaible
>  > Sent: Monday, July 27, 2009 10:50 PM
>  > To: dev@commons.apache.org
>  > Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release Codec 1.4 based on RC2
>  >
>
> > sebb wrote at Montag, 27. Juli 2009 23:14:
>  >
>  > > On 27/07/2009, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
>  >
>  > [sinp]
>  >
>  > >> I dont know the plugin, but looking at the code it looks like it
>  > >>  generates the jar and extracts the manifest:
>  > >>
>  > >>
>  > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/felix/releases/maven-bundle-plugin-
>  > 2.0.0/src/main/java/org/apache/felix/bundleplugin/ManifestPlugin.java
>  > >>
>  > >>  So it looks like either you would have to do something similar or just
>  > >>  use Bnd to create the jar
>  > >
>  > > I was beginning to wonder if that would be necessary ... seems to me
>  > > that this will be quite a lot of work for no direct gain to Commons.
>  > >
>  > > Let's wait for a patch ;-)
>  >
>  > Maybe we should start asking the other way round: Why do *we* want to
>  > maintain an additional Ant build file? We build our artifacts with Maven,
>  > vote on them and distribute exactly those in the end. I'd never expect to
>  > get the exactly same jar using a different build system. If somebody want
>  > an Ant build he can use the maven-ant-plugin
>  > (http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-ant-plugin/) to create the
>  > build.xml.
>  >
>  > WDYT?
>
>
> It does seem slightly odd to provide more multiple ways to build.

In the case of components that target 1.3, this was essential to allow
build/test using 1.3, but of course this does not apply here.

>  I would be OK if the Ant build went away.
>
Ditto.

>  Gary
>
>
>  >
>  > - Jörg
>  >
>  >
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