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From Chris Geer <ch...@cxtsoftware.com>
Subject Re: Archetype for custom Rave project
Date Sat, 29 Dec 2012 19:18:11 GMT
On Saturday, December 29, 2012, Jasha Joachimsthal wrote:

> As example of how to customise a Rave project we have the
> rave-vanilla-extension in the sandbox. This project is not always up to
> date and if you export it from svn as starting point, you get
> org.apache.rave as groupid and package prefix. I generated a Maven
> Archetype [1] that creates a similar structure but with your own groupid,
> artifactid and package name.
> You can try it out by checking out the archetype from [2], build the
> archetype and then
>  mvn archetype:generate -DarchetypeCatalog=local
>
> This is still not an ideal situation. The archetype can be just as outdated
> as the current vanilla extension and now you also need to build the
> archetype to create a new custom project. It would be better if it became a
> module inside the main project and during build it should generate a custom
> project from the archetype. Then it will also be a part of the release and
> the archetype becomes available without checking it out.
> Is this possible and do we want the archetype in its current form inside
> the main project?


+1 this is a great idea and a great improvement.

>
> Jasha
>
> [1]
> http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-archetypes.html
> [2]
>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/rave/sandbox/rave-extensions/rave-archetype/
>

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