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Happiness is...

Posted by fabriziogiudici on May 25, 2011 at 1:44 AM PDT

... to be able, at last, to solve a remaining issue with Maven 3 (*), even though by means of a very specific, hardwired patch for a plugin, so even blueBill Mobile for Android can be completely managed under Hudson Continuous Integration and I can automatically create releases with a click (and 1.0-ALPHA-1 is now available for download). This means that I should be able to resume a biweekly cycle of releases (that I did in the past summer, when Hudson wasn't working but I had a lot of time to dedicate to the project).

(*) Maven and Hudson are great tools. But you have to realize that your automated build goes through a high degree of complexity (in the entropy meaning) and a number of things need to be properly aligned for everything to work. In the case of blueBill Mobile for Android, I experienced a showstopper with the maven-android-plugin running with Maven 3 and a Hudson showstopper running with Maven 2...

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