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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Ant build script to compile, doc, package, rpm

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 10:58:32AM -0400, Bryan Kearney wrote:
> Daniel Veillard wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 09:50:10AM -0400, Bryan Kearney wrote:
>>> Daniel Veillard wrote:
>>>>   As a result this makes an huge change in the way things are processed
>>>> or generated. I'm unable to really assert if it is really positive for
>>>> the project and Java devel or will give us more problem down the line.
>>>>   I think in the end my opinion is probably not very important as I'm
>>>> not a Java head, but I'm still left wondering !
>>> I believe that ant is more "typical" to java build then the autobuild 
>>>  tooling. In addition, with the removal of the c code.. much of the   
>>> makefile magic from autobuild is no longer needed. I am happy to 
>>> discuss   moving it back to autobuild if this is a big issue.
>>   Well ... I should not be the one giving the direction here, I guess
>> Java people are far more used to build with ant than auto* . This can
>> probably provide portability to Windows for free too (assuming we
>> can interface with mingw build, which would be nice to test and fix
>> if needed at some point).
>>   Let's say I'm surprized but in retrospect this is normal :-)
> I will take this to mean "I hate ant, but if it make the java folks  
> happy.. ok.. since I dont have to maintian it". Is that fair?
> :)

  Hum ... actually I don't hate ant, I just think XML for this is weird
to say the least, but I'm fine with the end of the sentence !
  BTW since you now have the house keys (i.e. commit access) feel free
to push the new code to git


  since Jim Meyering also converted the old CVS repo and pushed the
new tree on libvirt.org.
  Now I need to update the java bindings page,


Daniel Veillard      | libxml Gnome XML XSLT toolkit  http://xmlsoft.org/
daniel veillard com  | Rpmfind RPM search engine http://rpmfind.net/
http://veillard.com/ | virtualization library  http://libvirt.org/

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