[security-dev] checkstyle.xml in PicketLink workspace

Anil Saldhana Anil.Saldhana at redhat.com
Thu Feb 7 14:52:07 EST 2013

   very good suggestions from you.  We got to bring in consistency to 
the various submodules/projects in PicketLink.


On 01/17/2013 02:19 PM, Marek Posolda wrote:
> On 17/01/13 15:45, Anil Saldhana wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>      wondering if we can enforce checkstyle across all the modules in the
>> PL workspace?  Currently just one or two modules are enforcing.
> Recently Bolek applied checkstyle rules to whole GateIn portal project
> with all project modules. So it's definitely possible. I don't know the
> details and I think that he will have more input on this but what we
> have in GateIn is:
> 1) Separate module called "build-config" here
> https://github.com/gatein/gatein-portal/tree/master/build-config
> It contains only pom.xml file with configuration and checkstyle file
> https://github.com/gatein/gatein-portal/blob/master/build-config/src/main/resources/gatein-portal-checkstyle/checkstyle.xml
> 2) In main parent pom.xml is the configuration of checkstyle plugin in
> "plugin-management" section and plugin is enabled in "plugins" section.
> See https://github.com/gatein/gatein-portal/blob/master/pom.xml
> 3) Directory with all ide configs is available in separate directory of
> GateIn project here
> https://github.com/gatein/gatein-portal/tree/master/ide-configs .
> 4) Bolek somehow enforced reformatting of whole project to align all
> Java and XML files with new rules. Not sure how he exactly did it... But
> seems to be good idea to do it in Picketlink as well. From my quick
> browsing I am seeing quite big incompatibilities especially between XML
> files. (For example 4 spaces indentation here
> https://github.com/picketlink/picketlink/blob/master/idm/impl/src/test/resources/arquillian.xml
> vs. tabs usage here
> https://github.com/picketlink/picketlink/blob/master/idm/impl/pom.xml .
> Personally I think that using of tabs is hell. Spaces are much better
> because file looks same in various editors)
> Marek
>> I know some of you have philosophical indifference to checkstyle. I
>> would like to propose unformity across the modules in terms of code
>> structure.
>> Regards,
>> Anil
>> _________

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