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Re: [Subclipse-dev] svn-ant Anyone on this list involved with this project?

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-12-01 00:49:23 CET

I don't have the time to do more than occasional development with
SvnAnt, and would welcome some help from JP, Matt Doran, and Jeremy
Whitlock. The day job and Subversion 1.3 has had me busy of late,
such that I haven't had the opportunity to track down the last SvnAnt
test failures I'm seeing with the Subversion command-line client
adapter on Linux. Given the extended delay, we may as well accept
some new code before cutting SvnAnt 1.0, especially code which comes
with automated regression tests.

- Dan

On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, JP Fiset wrote:

> I am ready to get involved. I see svn-ant as a really important tool.
> Both subversion and ant are really useful, and svn-ant is that little
> bit of magic that is required to make it all work seamlessly.
> Obviously, it is not all rosy. Ant is not always that easy to use, and
> certainly can be difficult to extend. svn-ant relies on client adapters
> that can be tricky to configure/obtain. However, I am of the opinion
> that svn-ant is the perfect place to hide all those intricacies from the
> user and make it really easy to script against a subversion repository.
> Anyway, sign me up. I'll try to help in any way I can.
> JP
> Mark Phippard wrote:
> >JP Fiset <jp@fiset.ca> wrote on 11/30/2005 09:22:58 AM:
> >
> >
> >>I have been trying to submit a patch for svn-ant for a little while now.
> >>
> >
> >
> >>About 3 weeks ago, I asked this list if there was any committer
> >>associated with svn-ant. Since, none has answered. What is the status of
> >>
> >
> >
> >>the svn-ant project? Is there anyone directly involved with it?
> >>
> >
> >If you look at the svn log for the project there has been some activity,
> >it just appears to come in fits and starts. In the most recent period of
> >activity, Daniel Rall and Martin Letenay had made a branch for a 1.0
> >release and were doing stablization work. I think that is one reason they
> >were not looking at patches for new features.
> >
> >I have not used svnAnt myself so I do not review or commit any patches for
> >it. I keep assuming/hoping someone else will step up and answer. It
> >certainly seems like there has been some very interesting patches/ideas
> >submitted in the last 6 months and I do not think any of them have been
> >committed.
> >
> >Do you want to be involved and take ownership for some of this? Are you
> >willing to review and commit some of the patches that other people have
> >sent in? I would need to see a +1 from one of the committers for svnAnt
> >but it seems like the project could use more committers. Since there is a
> >branch for 1.0.x already, then I see know problem with starting to land
> >some new features in trunk.
Received on Thu Dec 1 10:49:23 2005

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