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Ok, things to note and it would be interesting to see whether other
dev's agree with me:
1) inherit java-utils-2 (this is required) instead of java-pkg-2. Add
checks to ensure java-pkg-2 is inheritted (so ebuild does it).
2) create the jar within src_compile, not src install.
3) I would like to see var's like JAVA_SRC_DIR(S) so that
java-pkg_dosrc and javadoc could be generated and installed. See what
you can do :)
Have this inherit from java-pkg-simple.eclass
Im also concerned about how you are attempting to download a single
file from multiple locations. Im told it is valid, but would rather set
it up as a thirdpartymirror.
inherit java-pkg-2 [java-pkg-simple java-mvn-src]
With the eclasses i'm trying to make them as similar to the layout (and
relationships) of java-pkg-2 and java-ant-2
Martin von Gagern wrote:
> I propose two new eclasses. One is for building java packages from their
> *.java source files, without any additional build instructions. The
> second builds on it and is intended for source bundles exported by the
> source:jar goal of Maven2. Two parts of istack-commons can be bumped
> using these, in order to address https://bugs.gentoo.org/188015 .
> I would like to commit all of these to java-experimental if there are no
> objectsion. If you leave the Subject in place, I will catch replies to
> this list. Otherwise please Cc me personally, as I don't read every mail
> to the list.
> On IRC selckin1 said: "simple eclass to build simple java packages has
> been proposed many times. my main question would be why doesn't it exist
> allready, this been suggested many times going back years, must be a
> reason." Any input on this would be useful as well.
My only concern with "simple eclasses" is it could compile, bundle and
tests, or even more concerning be used to bypass
a "better" build system that includes unit tests, etc, etc.
> Martin von Gagern (aka MvG)