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From Timo Rantalaiho <>
Subject Re: [buildr] Downloading artifacts' sources
Date Tue, 14 Oct 2008 05:01:26 GMT
On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Assaf Arkin wrote:
> Ideally, only the artifacts you actually need, which are related to
> the compile/test tasks; no point in downloading artifacts that you'll
> never touch.  I can't think of a concrete example where it would be
> much different from downloading all artifacts, so I guess downloading
> everything would be good enough to start with.  The artifacts task

Yes. There might be some corner cases where for example you 
refer to a servlet filter class in web.xml, so you only have 
a runtime dependency on it, but compiling or testing (unless 
you have in-container tests) do not depend on it.

Downloading everything obviously caters for this as well.

Best wishes,

Timo Rantalaiho           
Reaktor Innovations Oy    <URL: >

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