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Re: Circular build dependency in maven-plugin-tools

On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Torsten Werner
<mail.twerner@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 11:20 AM, Vincent Fourmond <fourmond@gmail.com> wrote:
>> You managed to build it at some point. You didn't have it before and
>> you had it after. So you did manage one to work around that. So you
>> should be able to build it without build-depending on itself, no ?
> I had simply put the upstream binary into /usr/share/java/ for the
> initial packaging which is the usual way for bootstrapping. After the
> initial package has been built the upstream binary is no longer
> needed.

  I thought so... Do you have an idea how upstream builds ? Do they
use their own bootstrapping ? That would be interesting to ask
upstream's opinion about that.



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