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Re: Please consider using Gradle

From: Jeremy Whiting <jwhiting(at)redhat(dot)com>
To: Craig Ringer <ringerc(at)ringerc(dot)id(dot)au>
Cc: Dave Cramer <pg(at)fastcrypt(dot)com>, thomas(at)koch(dot)ro, pgsql-jdbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Please consider using Gradle
Date: 2012-08-03 13:43:24
Message-ID: 501BD57C.5050909@redhat.com (view raw or flat)
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Hi Craig,
 I suggest aiming higher and migrating to Gradle. There are a couple of
main reasons. Gradle allows the flexibility of Ant builds only better
because scripting is not in XML. Instead Groovy which is less painful to
script. The second is Gradle supports deployment to artifact
repositories including Nexus. Meeting the needs of Thomas.

http://www.gradle.org/

 You will probably find it less painful than using Maven.

Regards,
Jeremy


On 03/08/12 01:48, Craig Ringer wrote:
> On 08/03/2012 08:29 AM, Dave Cramer wrote:
>
>> What I said was I would be OK with publishing to maven, not using
>> Maven for building it. I don't see any upside for the amount of work
>> involved. As you say the build is complicated and works well with Ant.
>
> Phew. I'm not sad about that.
>
> Extending the build with maven-ant-tasks for artifact creation and
> deployment would make sense. I haven't used it before, but it doesn't
> look too bad. I'll see what I can rig up.
>
> -- 
> Craig Ringer
>
>



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