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From Alex Boisvert <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Buildr 1.5.7 released
Date Sat, 16 Feb 2019 21:08:30 GMT
Thanks for taking on this release Peter!

On Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 8:28 PM Peter Donald <> wrote:

> Apache Buildr is a build system for Java-based applications, including
> support
> for Scala, Groovy and a growing number of JVM languages and tools.  We
> wanted
> something that's simple and intuitive to use, so we only need to tell it
> what
> to do, and it takes care of the rest.  But also something we can easily
> extend
> for those one-off tasks, with a language that's a joy to use.
> New in this release:
>   * Fixed:  The fix that allowed special characters in usernames and
> passwords was only partially applied
>             in the `1.5.6` release. The complete fix that correctly decoded
> usernames and passwords before
>             passing them to HTTP library is now been applied.
>   * Change: GWT Addon: Added support for `:skip_merge_gwt_dependencies`
> parameter that makes it possible to
>             avoid adding GWT dependencies to the project directly and thus
> the associated POM. This will be
>             required to support GWT3.x and GWT2.x simultaneously as well as
> making it easier to manage
>             dependencies in the POMs.
>   * Change: Javadoc: If the user does not supply an explicit `:sourcepath`
> to the doc/javadoc tool then
>             default the value to `project.compile.sources`. This will stop
> javadoc from scanning the classpath
>             for `*.java` files which can cause issues with projects that
> include `sources` classifier artifacts
>             on the classpath. This is particularly relevant for GWT based
> projects that include artifacts with
>             source embedded in the artifacts. This change also made it
> possible to remove an ugly hack in the
>             GWT addon that removed the gwt artifacts from the javadoc path.
>   * Change: Drop deprecated Gem::Specification#has_rdoc= (no replacement)
> method. Submitted by Olle Jonsson.
>   * Change: Use https protocol to access Gem metadata. Submitted by Olle
> Jonsson.
>   * Change: Change RSpec shared_context usage to avoid warnings. Submitted
> by Olle Jonsson.
>   * Change: Migrated source control to Apache GitBox which supports using
> either GitHub or GitBox as the
>             master repository.
> To learn more about Buildr and get started:
> Thanks!
> The Apache Buildr Team

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