RFR: 8249777: build.gradle: project.version should not contain time stamps [v2]

Johan Vos jvos at openjdk.java.net
Mon Aug 10 12:23:37 UTC 2020

On Thu, 23 Jul 2020 13:45:33 GMT, Kevin Rushforth <kcr at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> The addMavenPublication method sets the `project.version` to `$MAVEN_VERSION`, where project is base, graphics,
>> controls, etc. When doing an ordinary "developer" build, this property contains the time stamp . This is causing
>> problems with the NetBeans gradle plugin not being able to determine the dependencies between the projects (modules).
>> We haven't noticed this bug before now, because we suppress the creation of the individual project jar files, but if we
>> were creating them, we would have the problem that each time we ran gradle, it would generate a new
>> `project-$version.jar` file with a different time stamp each time the build was run.  The setting of
>> `project.version=$MAVEN_VERSION` is only used by the maven "publish" tasks, which isn't done for developer builds nor
>> for most productions builds.  The proposed solution is to add a new boolean `MAVEN_PUBLISH` flag, which will default to
>> `false`. This flag will qualify the setting of the `MAVEN_VERSION` property and the configuration of the maven
>> publishing tasks. After this change, it will be necessary to run gradle with `-PMAVEN_PUBLISH=true` in order to run the
>> maven publishing tasks.
> Kevin Rushforth has updated the pull request incrementally with one additional commit since the last revision:
>   Remove unised mavenPublish property from graphics project

Marked as reviewed by jvos (Reviewer).


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jfx/pull/270

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