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Re: Build notes

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2001 20:51:23 +0100
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Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
To: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
About Ant's possible forthcoming regexp capabilities, I won't 
incorporate any changes in the build helper until that issue gets 
resolved. Curt, since you seem to keep an eye on what gets added to Ant, 
once regexp is there, please advise the list.

/Dimitris

On Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 06:50  PM, Dimitris Dimitriadis wrote:

> comments inlined
>
> On Thursday, November 29, 2001, at 06:13  PM, Curt Arnold wrote:
>
>> The need for SED and Patch might be eliminated in the forthcoming Ant 
>> 1.5.  There is a regexp replacement task that might be able to do what 
>> we are doing with SED and Patch.
>>  
>> I believe the Ant 1.4 optional.jar needs to be downloaded (and 
>> renamed)?
>>
> [dd] right, I forgot. Thanks.
>
>>  
>> The discussion on removing Crimson and replacing with Xalan-J might be 
>> prefaced with an explanation that the transforms have been observed to 
>> break various XSLT processors and the following combination works well.
>>
> [dd] Will do.
>
>>  
>> URL's should be provided for Ant, Xalan.  A URL for a Windows version 
>> of SED should be provided.
>>
> [dd] I'm using a Unix variant, so I have no idea where to find the 
> Windows version (Mac OS X have them already). Do you have a relevant 
> pointer?
>
>>  
>> xerces and xalan do not need to be on the path or classpath to build.
>>  
>> Should mention the junit-run task that will download JUnit and build 
>> an adapter.
>>
>>  
>> dom1-core-gen-jsunit should be mentioned instead of 
>> dom1-core-gen-ecmascript.  gen-jsunit generates tests that can be used 
>> from JSUnit, gen-ecmascript generates the raw .js files but there 
>> isn't a framework to run them from.  The generated .js files might be 
>> useful from a Javascript compiler, but we haven't done any work on 
>> that.
>>
> [dd] Correct, I omitted the -gen-jsunit thinking that people may just 
> want to look at the .js files. They will obviously want to run them as 
> well.
>
>>  
>> Doxygen will NOT be downloaded by Ant (unless there has been a change 
>> that I missed).  If you want to build the Doxygen documentation of the 
>> Java tests, you need to download Doxygen and place it on your path.
>>
> [dd]  I was actually under the impression that it did. OK, I'll check 
> an update the document as necessary.
>
>>  
>> The discussion of an off-line mode is probably distracting.  We really 
>> won't need a different mode, we will just avoid making a network 
>> connection if the files are already available in a subsequent version 
>> of build.xml.
>>
>>  
>> Running the JUnit test suite requires that you have a JAXP-compliant 
>> parser on the classpath or Xerces.jar, crimson.jar, or xmlparserv2.jar 
>> in the same directory.
>>  
Received on Thursday, 29 November 2001 14:53:59 GMT

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