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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Howto build trunk?
Date Wed, 29 Apr 2009 20:45:17 GMT
On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 9:25 PM, Markus Wiederkehr
<markus.wiederkehr@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 7:42 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
>> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 6:20 PM, Markus Wiederkehr
>>> <markus.wiederkehr@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I'd like to contribute a patch for JAMES-304 but I'm not sure how to
>>>> build the trunk aside from "ant dist"..
>>>>
>>>> Specifically, how do you work in Eclipse? When I run "ant eclipse" on
>>>> the top level I get a lot of circular dependencies when I import the
>>>> projects.
>>>>
>>>> In short: how do I get started?
>>>
>>> i think that the eclipse stuff hasn't been very well maintained so
>>> it's probably better to use maven to generate the eclipse projects
>>
>> did this work for you?
>
> It's a lot better now, but there are still a few errors. I ran "mvn
> package" followed by "mvn eclipse:eclipse" from the top level project
> and imported all resulting projects into Eclipse.
>
> The errors all have to do with class
> o.a.avalon.framework.configuration.DefaultConfiguration from
> avalon-framework-4.1.3.jar. Maybe 4.1.3 is the wrong version. The most
> common error is "The constructor DefaultConfiguration(String) is
> undefined".

AFAICT it should be 4.3.1 (please feel free to dive in and commit a fix)

> Is Ant or Maven the preferred build system now? BUILDING.txt refers to
> Ant but "mvn package" seems to work just fine..

ant is the official release build tool. maven sometimes gets a little behind

- robert

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