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From: "Petteri Räty" <betelgeuse@g.o>
To: gentoo-java@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-java] Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ?
Date: Sun, 22 May 2011 21:55:18
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-java] Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ? by Eric Chatellier
On 05/22/2011 05:54 PM, Eric Chatellier wrote:
> 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... >
Eventually 2.x will die while 3.x continues to be supported and so on. I would target 3.x and then do 2.x also if it's relative easy to backport. If they are largely compatible as you say then targeting 3.x shouldn't be a problem knowledge wise. Regards, Petteri


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Re: [gentoo-java] Maven from source - version 2.x or 3.x ? Kasun Gajasinghe <kasunbg@×××××.com>