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From Steven A Rowe <>
Subject RE: discussion about release frequency.
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:28:00 GMT
On 9/20/2010 at 8:24 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:
> At any rate, the big problem w/ Maven and Lucene is not that generate-
> maven-artifacts doesn't work, it's that the POM templates aren't kept in
> sync.  However, I think we now have a solution for that thanks to Steve
> and Robert's work to make it easier to bring Lucene into IntelliJ.  In
> other words, that process does much of what is needed for Maven, so it
> should be relatively straightforward to have it automatically generate the
> templates, too.  In fact, it would be just as easy for that project to
> simply produce POM files (which are well understood and have a published
> spec) instead of creating the IntelliJ project files, which are not well
> understood and not publicly spec'd and subject to change w/ every release
> and simply have IntelliJ suck in the POM file since IntelliJ supports that
> very, very well.

Unfortunately, LUCENE-2611 does not automatically generate IntelliJ setup files - they are
static, just like the POM template files.  I think it's possible, using an Ant BuildListener-extending
class, to do automatic generation, but I haven't attempted it yet.  I'll open an issue.


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