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From Thilo Götz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Maybe remove the various "addSourceToJars" scripts from our distr?
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2010 05:24:00 GMT
+1 for removing the scripts

On 10/25/2010 22:40, Jörn Kottmann wrote:
>  On 10/25/10 8:51 PM, Marshall Schor wrote:
>> The current uimaj and uima-as source distributions have included some special
>> "addSourceToJars" script, the intent of which is to do just that, so Eclipse
>> (and other IDEs) can access the source for these, conveniently.
>>
>> The convention, though, is now to have the source bundled into a Jar for every
>> component; this is done by the standard Apache Maven common POM when
>> "releasing".  These sources will be available in Maven central.
>>
>> I am simplifying the release process, (see
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/UIMA-1910 ) and would like to eliminate
>> these special scripts, with the goals of reducing our develop/release work, and
>> encouraging people to move toward using m2eclipse or equivalent that
>> automatically knows to get the source from Maven central.
>>
>> Any objections?  As an alternative, we could move these scripts to the place
>> where we have all of our other scripts.
>>
>> Please voice your views :-)
>>
> +1 for removing them and for releasing maven source jars.
> 
> Jörn

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