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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [jSPF] poms, copyright, license, again... (Was: [VOTE] jSPF-0.9.6)
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2008 06:26:09 GMT
Am Dienstag, den 01.04.2008, 01:14 +0200 schrieb Stefano Bagnara:
> Bernd Fondermann ha scritto:
> >>  why not just use an ant script for offline builds?
> > 
> > +1
> > 
> > the website generation aspect excluded, I don't get it why removing
> > maven is not already discussed as an obvious option here.
> > if we find that maven causes us non-technical problems - and this
> > thread is definitively proving this - , we are free to not use it.
> > I downloaded the 0.9.5er source distribution today and it does not
> > build with ant, only maven. it downloads a ridiculous large number of
> > jars for very little effect. I remember that I +1'ed maven usage for
> > building the site. but (hereby also answering a prev question asked on
> > this thread) the rest should work with ant and offline, please. :-)
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> >   Bernd
> 
> The main build tool for jSPF has always been maven. The build.xml that 
> was there has been requested by someone and it was created automatically 
> by maven. I was against it because I know the ant plugin for maven was 
> not so good and the resulting build.xml was to be maintained (and as you 
> see it doesn't work). BTW it was intended as a facility for people not 
> having maven and not as *the* build tool for jSPF. I just updated the 
> dependency versions inside that file so it should work now. Having to 
> update the build.xml manually each time we change the pom.xml is a PITA 
> (we're going to forget this at each release): any better option?
> 
> Other products we ships use ant as their build tool, but jSPF always 
> used maven, since the first checkin. IIRC we didn't had the vote you are 
> referring about using maven for the website build and ant for the source 
> build for jSPF.
> 
> Here is my -0 for moving to ant as the main build tool for jSPF. This 
> move would simply increase the complexity of managing jSPF lifecycle for me.
> 
> Stefano
> 

-0 from me too...

Cheers
Norman



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