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From Todd Lipcon <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Moving from Ant to Maven
Date Sun, 12 Sep 2010 06:34:29 GMT
Hi Bjorn,

I actually spent some time on this same task last weekend, though didn't get
far enough that I thought it was worth emailing the list. If you want to see
what I did and compare to yours, you can find it here:

http://github.com/toddlipcon/thrift/tree/mvn

Thanks
-Todd

On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Bjorn Borud <bborud@gmail.com> 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
>
>


-- 
Todd Lipcon
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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