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From Tommaso Teofili <tommaso.teof...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: a few uimaj jars now in SNAPSHOT repo
Date Fri, 04 Jun 2010 14:27:09 GMT
Thanks Marshall,
Things are clearer now :)

2010/6/4 Marshall Schor <msa@schor.com>

> On 6/3/2010 3:20 AM, Tommaso Teofili wrote:
> > Hi Marshall,
> > I was just writing an email about that :) I was reading past (email)
> > documentation regarding whole building procedure [1] so I wondered if we
> can
> > get also other UIMA artifacts (whole uimaj, uima-as and sandbox) to such
> a
> > repo and how can we do it (in more detail).
> >
> Once you set up your workstation with the right things to use "mvn
> deploy", it's as easy as doing mvn deploy :-).
> > As you said and reading [2] with Hudson we could get this automatically
> (in
> > Apache Clerezza we also have this automatic deploy of snapshots) but at
> the
> > moment I don't know who can deploy UIMA artifacts to SNAPSHOT and how.
> >
> Any committer can deploy, as far as I know.  You do have to follow the
> instructions posted earlier, in getting a repository login, I believe.

Ok, I will inspect that

> > One reason for this is also to permit other Apache projects to "use" UIMA
> > artifacts without having to specify m2-incubating-repository [3] which is
> > considered external (and consequently problematic for releasing purpose).
> >
> We have to remember that "Snapshots" are temporary, and infra has been
> known to "clean up" snapshots by deleting *all* of them.  They are to be
> used for testing etc., during development, only, because they haven't
> been voted on, etc.

I didn't know snapshots get removed from time to time, good to know.
Obviously is fair to rely on releases only :)

> Once we "release", then, sure, other projects could easily depend on the
> jars we release.  The plan (as I have imagined it) is to deploy all the
> jars (and poms) to the repo as part of the release process; they would
> then be uploaded to maven central.
> In addition, we would still do assemblies of things for uimaj, uima-as,
> uima-cpp.  I'm thinking that for add-ons, we would release those
> separately, individually.

I'm +1 for separate releases of addons.

Thanks again.

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