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From Peter Reilly <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Commercial Tasks in Ant
Date Sun, 13 Jun 2010 15:48:57 GMT
On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Bruce Atherton <> wrote:
> On 01/06/2010 7:51 AM, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>> On 2010-05-29, Bruce Atherton wrote:
>>> I'd like to discuss whether to move all of the commercial tasks out of
>>> Ant core/optional libraries and putting them each into their own
>>> Antlibs.
>> +1 - I'm not sure we must stop at the commercial task (is there any
>> reason to include the CVS tasks with Ant today?), but it will be a
>> start.
> I can add CVS to the list if there are no objections. Any other tasks to
> nominate for transfer to an antlib?

ekk no, I think that a lot of build scripts
in the wild depend on the cvs tasks,
and would be quite expensive to fix

if they are to be moved to an antlib, we should
have an ivy (or similar) based auto loading of
the antlib.


>>>     - EJB Tasks: Note that there may no longer be a need for these as
>>>       the servers are very old, we could instead deprecate and eventually
>>>       get rid of.
>> +1
> So a separate vote for these to be deprecated in the next release and
> removed in the release after that?
> One other thing. I think the vote should be to move these to their own
> separate antlibs in the sandbox. That will clearly indicate that they are
> unsupported. My only concern is with the difficulty in getting them out of
> the sandbox once we have a volunteer or two to maintain them, as happened
> with VSS. I'm not sure what the answer should be for this problem.
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