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From Steve Vinoski <vino...@iona.com>
Subject Re: [java] Moving to Maven
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 14:21:11 GMT
I'm +1 for moving to Maven for M1.

--steve

On Nov 10, 2006, at 12:01 AM, Kelly, Brian wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'd like to propose that we move to Maven for the M1 release.
>
> The benefits of Maven are many: vastly enhanced dependency tracking,
> consistency with other Apache projects, simpler release management,
> better test organisation, automatic doc generation, and plenty more.
>
> Steve Vinoski has been working on a branch to complete the move to
> Maven, but unfortunately it remains a moving target. There are  
> still too
> many changes occurring which cause him to go through a "merge back,
> rebuild, re-test" cycle each time.
>
> Therefore, to allow a migration to Maven to occur, we would have to  
> hold
> off on commits to the Java code for a small amount of time. I believe
> that freezing for that short period of time and merging the Maven  
> branch
> would definitely be worth the effort.
>
> Thanks,
> Brian


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