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From Bryan Duxbury <>
Subject Re: Moving from Ant to Maven
Date Sun, 12 Sep 2010 14:44:16 GMT
Rather than switching wholesale, can someone just figure out why the
ant-maven integration tasks we currently have aren't doing the trick? The
last time I tried to push to the repo, I encountered problems that were
ostensibly due to authentication problems.

I refuse to believe that no other project in the world has used an ant
buildfile and pushed their artifacts to a maven repo; where are these

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Bjorn Borud <> wrote:

> hi,
> given the problems with getting libthrift into the Maven Central
> repositories I figured I'd see if I can lend a hand, so I started
> reading up on what is needed to deploy artifacts into the Maven central
> repositories.
> it would seem that it would be easier to make this work if libthrift was
> built using Maven (the signing, deployment etc).  Mostly because Ivy is
> sort of the ugly step-child of Maven so fewer people seem to be able to
> help out.  (Not that Maven is much of a looker, mind you :-).
> so I started hacking a bit to convert the build to Maven to see what it
> takes.
> first I reorganized the sources to fit the Maven model (moving src into
> src/main/java, and test into src/test/java etc). then I modified
> build.xml so it will find the sources and tests and build.
> right now I am looking at fixing the unit tests so that they will run
> under Maven, but at this point I am unsure how much hassle it would be
> to make them work both with Ant and Maven.
> before I spend more time on this, would it be interesting to move from
> Ant to Maven?
> my primary motivation for doing this was to see what I could do to help
> with getting Thrift into the Maven Central repositories.
> -Bjørn

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