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Re: [equinox-dev] Maven and all that [was: Jetty and commons logging]


The Maven repo is a storage, there are many ways to store things, the
point is to make it easy to automatically convert to and from OSGi

I tried to explain it in
http://www.jroller.com/carlossg/entry/eclipse_jars_now_in_maven but i
think it deserves more clarification given the amount of questions
that have raised

On Jan 8, 2008 10:21 AM, Alex Blewitt <alex.blewitt@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Jan 7, 2008 10:33 PM, Jeff McAffer <Jeff_McAffer@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Personally I would find it hard to in any way sanction a repo of any kind
> > that resulted in people getting JARs with names different than what we
> > produced.
> You mean like someone downloading log4j-1.2.13.jar, and instead of
> calling it the same name:
> http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/log4j/log4j/1.2.13/log4j-1.2.13.jar
> renaming it to something different:
> http://download.eclipse.org/tools/orbit/downloads/drops/S200712072116/bundles/org.apache.log4j_1.2.13.v200706111418.jar
> Alex
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