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From "Julian Reschke (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (OAK-8339) Move jackrabbit-api project into Oak
Date Tue, 04 Jun 2019 14:08:00 GMT

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Julian Reschke commented on OAK-8339:
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The same is probably the case for {{jackrabbit-jcr-commons}}. Should we do this in one go?

> Move jackrabbit-api project into Oak
> ------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: OAK-8339
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OAK-8339
>             Project: Jackrabbit Oak
>          Issue Type: Task
>            Reporter: Julian Reschke
>            Assignee: Julian Reschke
>            Priority: Major
>             Fix For: 1.16.0
>
>
> {{jackrabbit-api}} contains extensions over the base JCR API. Although most work happens
in Oak, it still is a subproject of classic Jackrabbit. This complicates evolution, because
we need a stable release of Jackrabbit before we can implement new/changed APIs in Oak.
> Going forward, we should however try to break this dependency. This will eliminate the
top reason why we have been branching Jackrabbit in the past.
> To do that, the following should work:
> - (svn) cp the subproject over to Oak (oak-jackrabbit-api), align the POM, but do not
touch
> package name or export versions
> - in Oak, use the new artefact instead of jackrabbit-api
> - once a new stable Oak is released (1.16, sometime later this year),
> drop the jackrabbit-api subproject in Jackrabit, and inside the other Jackrabbit
> subprojects reference oak-jackrabbit-api instead
> - we probably should try to generate a "tombstone" release of
> jackrabbit-api, that would point people to the changed location (needs
> research...) before entirely removing the subproject



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