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From "Gilles Scokart" <>
Subject Re: Ivy Maven 2 Compatibility
Date Thu, 13 Mar 2008 15:04:20 GMT
On 13/03/2008, Xavier Hanin <> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Gilles Scokart <> wrote:
>  > Cool, I think we should share those errors with the maven team.  They
>  >  usually don't accept to patch meta-data, but when it is invalid XML I
>  >  think they would accept.
> Yes, but we'd need to filter this list first, to give them only a list
>  with really invalid data.
>  >
>  >  Concerning the comparision with the maven resultion I started a few
>  >  month ago (during javapolis) to write some tests to compare transitive
>  >  dependencies.  I tested it on a local repository (very small), but I
>  >  found some differences.  That resulted in a few jira tickets that have
>  >  been fixed in 2.0-beta2.  (I also found some strange behavior in
>  >  maven).
>  >
>  >  I plan to relaunch this comparison as soon as I find some free time
>  >  (that will not happen soon :-( ).
> I'd be interested in the scripts you use to make the comparison
I'm afraid it is too dirty to be shared.  It is better to throw it
away and restart from scratch.  It is actually a java application
written on top of the ivy and some maven component (of an unknow
I think I will rewrite it as a script using 'mvn dependency:tree' and
an ivy report.  That would be cleaner, and more easily extensible (for
example to compare with buildr experimental transitive dependencies).

Gilles Scokart

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