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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: JARs in CVS (was Re: On voting rules)
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2000 08:09:25 GMT
Jose Alberto Fernandez <> wrote:

> Stefan, one thing I do not understand: If the nightly build is
> automated don't you want these JARS to be placed on CVS somewhere so
> that we do not depend on just ONE machine having the right
> stuff. Why would we administer these JARS from outside of CVS?

I realize this (depending on a single machine being up to date) was
the weak spot of my proposal - maybe not the only one, thanks.

> I suggest having them on CVS on a separate directory: thirdparty.
> Add a target, install3rd, to ANT's build.xml that installs the third
> party stuff and that is not executed by the default installer.

big +1

that way they will be used only if I want it that way. I see Pete's
latest commits as a step into that direction (hope my interpretation
is correct).


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