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From "Noel J. Bergman (JIRA)" <server-...@james.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (JAMES-333) Build Broken in HEAD revision
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2004 00:20:32 GMT
     [ http://nagoya.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-333?page=comments#action_55162 ]
Noel J. Bergman commented on JAMES-333:

JIRA is not a conversation medium.  It is for reporting and tracking specific issues.

The build in MAIN should be working.  I don't see a specific problem reported by you, although
you seem to be alluding to something in the experimental IMAP code.

Also, MAIN is not the current mainstream development branch.  Almost all of the work for the
past two years has gone into the v2 branch.

Maven does not address any current problem, as far as I know.

> Build Broken in HEAD revision
> -----------------------------
>          Key: JAMES-333
>          URL: http://nagoya.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-333
>      Project: James
>         Type: Improvement
>  Environment: Windows/FreeBSD, JDK 1.4.2
>     Reporter: Brill Pappin

> The developers of James have done a wonderful job with the concept of James up to this
point although have been a little slow in the development process. 
> However, I could not wait for the fixes to come in and so decided to tackle a few of
the more critical problems myself... in trying to fix the large number of bugs in James I've
found, and trying to test the IMAP implementation, I checked out the HEAD revision and attempted
to build. Once I'd solved the dependency mess, I found that the code was actually broken in
relation to the com.apache.james.util.connection.* classes and their super classes.
> I also found very little or no unit tests, so I could not determine what part of the
code exactly was broken (or what it should do).
> The code base is pretty much a mess as far as I can tell but I can suggest a few things
that would help keep this project on track: Use Agile, TDD processes in your development.
Use Maven for a build system.
> I am willing to port the project to a Maven build if requested to do so.
> I would also like to see some unit test for this code.
> Yes, this ticket is pretty harsh, but as experienced developers, I expect better.

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