Am 2021-02-22 um 05:37 schrieb Alexander Ashitkin:
> Hi Maven Dev
> We would like to resume topic of incremental builds on Maven - https://www.mail-archive.com/dev@.../msg119816.html > We’ve come a long way on Deutsche Bank side and currently few steps away from contribution. At this point Deutsche Bank Open Source council asked for support letter on behalf of the Maven project.
> So we are looking for some feedback on this piece from Maven Project – criticality, interest, usefulness, etc.
> Positive feedback and confirmation of interest is appreciated even more.
> Once approved on our side we plan to push the change in a feature branch. We don’t expect it to be merged to core and rather see it as a proof of concepts to facilitate collaboration and discussions.
> We are interested in future improvements and expect to hear feedback and guidance from experts on better design and implementation. From our side we’re ready to invest our time in further improvements. But it will be great to understand some approach to taking it forward.
> The feature is stable, it is used in many critical projects internally. It was cross checked, challenged and validated uncountable number of times on all possible levels.
> We’re are confident in quality, stability and seeking to advertise it as an experimental feature in Maven. Ideally we would like to see it as an unofficial distribution, but at bare minimum users could build it from the branch by themselves. As it is fully compatible with official distribution we expect that will encourage users to experiment and provide feedback.
> The feature was announced on local IT-conference Joker 2020 (https://jokerconf.com/en/) and gained significant interest both from organizers and guests.
> The talk is available here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=caKWl2H-e18 (it is in Russian and hopefully auto translate can give you rough understanding of the feature. We also plan to create English version a bit later)
I watched the video and the keypoint in the comparison was not
explained: Except for the migration effort, why was Gradle not a
suitable option? All you said is that the Gradle Extensions for Maven
are not suited for now, but that's a different thing.
Otherwise the video was quite promising and the approach was adequately
expressed in a superficial way which is fine for 12 min.
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