I think I mean something different. When XGC adds something new and
FOP uses that, a new XGC jar file must be used by builds. We do that
by having a new jar file in /lib, typically called
xmlgraphics-commons-1.5-svn.jar (which may be updated a few times
during development of the next release). How would that be handled by
the maven build? Would it require the deployment of a snapshot to
Maven central? And would the version number in the pom file be


On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 05:13:07PM +0800, Glenn Adams wrote:
> If I understand you correctly, the answer is no. The file maven/pom.xml in
> the patch explicitly references revision 1.7 of the batik artifacts. So any
> use of upward revisions of those artifacts would require updating the
> pom.xml file to reflect use of a newer revision.
> At present, I worked around the headless problem (testWMF) by specifying
> java.awt.headless as false in the pom.xml configuration for those test
> suites that invoke testWMF. Of course, that also means that the this patch
> will fail those tests when invoked on a truly headless platform.
> Does that answer your query? Or are you asking if I can adjust the
> configuration to make automatic use of snapshot updates?
> Regards,
> Glenn
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>wrote:
> > Does this build system require us to deploy snapshots of
> > xmlgraphics-commons and batik to the maven repository, whenever we use
> > snapshot versions in our lib directory? We do routinely for xgc, and
> > we may need to do so for batik if the headless problem is fixed (see
> > https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42408#c13).

Simon Pepping
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