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From "Simeon H.K. Fitch" <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/lib - New directory
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2000 03:47:03 GMT
On Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 05:14:03AM +1100, Peter Donald wrote:
> At 06:36  29/11/00 -0800, you wrote:
> >I'm really sorry if this is stupid and naive, but as a compromise to
> >checking the jar files, can't we just add a bunch of <get> tasks in
> >the build file to go and get all the jars that are needed, and add the
> >files to the .cvsignore so they don't get accidentally checked in (or
> >get annoying)? It makes getting started with ant easier, but doesn't
> >fill up CVS with jars. You do loose some control over versioning,
> >unless the <get> actually gets them from a Jakarta server rather than
> >from the "vendor's" server.


> Yep - if it was setup well. But it would take a *lot* of work to make it
> worthwhile so ... ;)
What part of it would take a lot of work? Don't you just need to
configure a list of URLs, something you have to do anyway to keep the
repository up to date?

What am I missing?


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