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Bug 152470 - annotate project with a new "Needs to be repackaged" badge
Summary: annotate project with a new "Needs to be repackaged" badge
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: java
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Project (show other bugs)
Version: 6.x
Hardware: All All
: P3 blocker (vote)
Assignee: Tomas Zezula
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-11-06 01:28 UTC by David Konecny
Modified: 2011-08-31 14:08 UTC (History)
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Description David Konecny 2008-11-06 01:28:11 UTC
(some background for this enhancement can be found in issue 149898 discussing 'Needs to be compiled' badge on Java files)

Regardless of state of Compile on Save switch it might be useful to indicate that a project build artifact (that is a
jar file produced by project's build) is out of date. Can be useful for example:

* when a Java Library project is used within a Web project to indicate that library project needs to be rebuild to
propagate changes to Web project

* if CoS is enabled and user did some code changes and want to send jar artifact to somebody else the badge could help
them to figure out that jar is not up to date

I'm not sure about which wording of badge's tooltip is best:
- Needs to be [re]packaged/rebuilt
- '<jar-name>.jar' file is out of date and will need to be rebuilt
Some other suggestions?