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Re: [jgit-dev] plexus-archiver as optional "jgit archive" dependency

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Jonathan Nieder <jrn@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have been working on the "jgit archive" command to support code
> search and snapshot download links[*].  This isn't a core jgit
> feature but just a nicety for most users, I suspect.
> Plexus Archiver (org.codehaus.plexus:plexus-archiver on Maven
> central, development repo at
> is a multi-format archiver library under the Apache License
> version 2.0.
> What would you think of teaching JGit to use plexus-archiver
> opportunistically, as a "works-with" dependency?  If it seems like a
> good idea, what's the first step?

This should be fine if the code that uses it is in its own
library/JAR/plugin and therefore is completely optional.

Chris, did the Plexus Archiver come into Eclipse as part of the Maven
stuff that came in? It may already be in Orbit.

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