Refactorability proposal...

Adrian Brock abrock at REDHAT.COM
Fri Jun 13 03:10:06 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 10:53 -0700, Bryan Atsatt wrote:
> The proposal is to resolve module-->packages at *build* time, not 
> deploy. This way, the mapping is guaranteed to be valid.

Whether it is done at build time or deploy time,
my criticisms still apply. 

Its still based upon what was in the repository at that time 
and may not reflect what is in the repository at runtime.

Generating the package version constraints from a module constraint
is non-trivial in general.

> And yes, this does make the sysadmin job a bit more difficult, but 
> that should be relatively easy to address with tooling.

The old, "A tool will solve the complexity problem" opt out. ;-)
Adrian Brock
Chief Scientist
JBoss, a division of Red Hat

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