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From Julien Vermillard <jvermill...@archean.fr>
Subject Re: Moving to Java 5 and merging all subprojects into one big project.
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 07:23:01 GMT
Le mercredi 25 octobre 2006 à 10:06 +0530, Vinod Panicker a écrit :
> On 10/25/06, Trustin Lee <trustin@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi community,
> >
> > We've been splitting MINA into multiple subprojects using Maven.  We have
> > produced as many JARs as the number of subprojects.  It was mainly due to
> > Java 1.4 compatibility to make sure the build doesn't fail even if a user
> > runs the build in Java 1.4.  Now, situation has changed; we all agreed to
> > move to Java 5 and use Java 5 language constructs and APIs actively.  Each
> > individual JARs are small enough to merge into one big JAR, and managing
> > MINA as one IDE project would be much easier to browse and develop with.
> >
> > WDYT?  Is this a good idea?
> 
> What about dependencies of the current subprojects? If I integrate
> MINA into my maven project, then all the dependencies will be
> automatically pulled into my assembly.  If I want to exclude them,
> I'll have to manually include them in the pom and make the scope as
> 'compile'.
> 
> We also don't know what future addons will be made to MINA, and
> whether they will fit well into a uber jar concept.
> 
> That said, I think the convenience offered by moving to a single jar
> is quite a bit at the moment.
> 
> Regards,
> Vinod.

Hi,

I'm not very fan of the idea, I like to have a mina-core.jar quickly
compiled, small and without a lot of dependencies because I'm very
limited in disk space and memory.

Julien


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