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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: Download Junit and Hamcrest in ./bootstrap?
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:00:43 GMT

On 08/17/2016 04:37 PM, Don Lewis wrote:
> On 12 Aug, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
>> Sadly it's not that simple: Junit builds with Maven, and Hamcrest with
>> Gradle.
>> Is it ok to download the binaries, or is only source code allowed under
>> ext_sources?
> I think it would be misleading because of the directory name.  Dragging
> in extra dependencies just to build the .jar files seems like a waste.
> Downloading everything to one directory would make life easier, so it is
> too bad about the name.
> The description for OOO Extras on Sourceforge says this:
>   A space to store classic OOo dependencies that cannot be easily
>   redistributed in Apache OpenOffice's SVN tree,
>   Initially this was meant for copyleft tarballs only but it is also
>   pretty handy to mirror other file dependencies.
> Since ext_sources isn't distributed in the source archives for
> releases, checking even non-copyleft source tarballs into svn under that
> directory only helps people who are building from sources checkout out
> via svn.

Do we know if the current buildbots have ANY version of Junit or
Hamcrest installed? As near as I could determine, our "last" published
version requirement for Junit was junit-4.10:

Or, it might be better to request direct access to the buildbots for
this kind of installation.


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