[erlang-questions] rebar3 dependencies

Tristan Sloughter <>
Sat Mar 19 22:06:31 CET 2016


I'm pretty sure we always said it was possible with plugins or custom
resources when it was brought up. Which remains the case.

-- 
  Tristan Sloughter
  

On Sat, Mar 19, 2016, at 01:36 PM, Michael Truog wrote:
> On 03/19/2016 05:24 AM, Fred Hebert wrote:
> > On 03/19, Roberto Ostinelli wrote:
> >> Tristan, Fred, Eric
> >> That being said, I'd like for you, Tristan, Fred, Eric, to try and welcome
> >> my little feedback here, and take it for what it is. I'd like it to be easy
> >> and possible to discuss these ideas serenely, because relying on a system
> >> that considers (or better yet, values) the community input such as mine
> >> would make me sleep better at night :)
> >>
> >
> > We do, Tristan even started a toy plugin here for you :)
> >
> > It would certainly have been easier for us if these concerns had been brought to us in the last year and a half we have spent in beta, alpha and pre-alpha, though, rather than week 1 after stable release.
> >
> > It's now too late to change the core, so we must think in plugins.  Hopefully what we can come up with will prove satisfactory.
> >
> >
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> I have made sure to ask about this in the past, so I don't think you can
> claim
> ignorance on this use-case.  The vendor plugin has been the first attempt
> at a clear response, for which I am grateful.  rebar2 had its core
> changed
> to become rebar3 and any source code that is not dead can change.
> So, I see no reason why rebar3 is unable to change.  It isn't as if
> rebar3
> has a technical design document to follow in a waterfall model or fits to
> an ISO spec, or even an RFC.
> 
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