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From: Eric Chatellier <chatellier@...>
Subject: Re: Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ?
Date: Sun, 22 May 2011 16:54:45 +0200
Le 22/05/2011 07:38, Kasun Gajasinghe a écrit :
> Hi all,
> I'm working on getting Apache Maven in to work by building from
> source. Currently, in main tree, Maven is installed using the binary
> (dev-java/maven-bin), which is against the Gentoo Java Packaging
> Policy.
>
> Getting Maven in to work by building-from-source is a lengthy process.
> We have two main versions to go ahead. The 2.x range with the latest
> being v2.2.1, and the 3.x range with the latest being v3.0.3. The
> compatibility notes for 2.x and 3.x are at [1]. There's only few
> compatibility issues as I've seen. I was thinking to go with 2.x since
> in my experience and the area where I was involved in, haven't had any
> plans to migrate to Maven 3.x soon. But the overall picture may vary.
>
> So, I'm asking from the Gentoo's Java community, what's the suitable
> version to go with? 2.x or 3.x
Hi, i'm a gentoo user and java developper using maven for
years. I also known the maven gentoo problem ;)
So i'll be happy to help you or test your work.

For maven 2/3, 3.x is a new achitecture intended to
be maven 2 complaint. So, i vote for 3.x.
But maybe 3.x is too young...

-- 
Éric Chatellier <chatellier@...>
Tel: 02.40.50.29.28
http://www.codelutin.com


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