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From Chris Geer <>
Subject Re: Problems with "Resolve Dependencies in workspace"
Date Sat, 09 Oct 2010 16:26:25 GMT

Ya, I've read all the docs. Everything looks like it should work (and some
things do work), it just doesn't. 

Nicolas Lalevée wrote:
> Le 9 oct. 2010 à 00:00, Chris Geer a écrit :
>> I have about 20 projects all building with ant and ivy just fine from the
>> command line. I just imported them into eclipse and with "Resolve
>> Dependencies in Workspace" turn OFF everything works great. All the
>> dependencies are pulled in from the local repository and no errors. I
>> would
>> like to avoid having to publish/resolve every time I make a change to a
>> project and make use of the Eclipse project links if possible however
>> every
>> time I turn on "Resolve Dependencies in Workspace" my projects suddenly
>> can't find their linkages.
>> Symptoms
>> - Lots of "Unresolved reference" errors saying it can't find classes
>> - When I enable the "Resolve Dependencies in workspace" feautre and watch
>> the progress bar it seems like it doesn't take the dependencies into
>> account
>> when it re-builds the projects (don't know if that's an issue).
>> Reasons why I think it should work
>> - Some projects resolve just fine, some don't. For example, lets say I
>> have
>> project A, B and C. Both A and B are dependent on C. A will resolve C
>> just
>> fine but B will throw errors
>> - Even on the projects with problems, if I expand the Ivy classpath
>> container, I see the correct projects listed. So going on my example
>> above,
>> if I looked in project B I would see project C listed as a dependency
>> however it will still say it can't find it.
>> - If I edit a java file in project B (the one with problems) and start
>> typing an import statement, auto-complete will show the classes from
>> project
>> C. As soon as I finish the statement it will underline it red and say it
>> can't find it.
>> - As soon as I turn off "Resolve Dependencies in workspace" all the
>> errors
>> go away.
>> Any thoughts?
> The workspace resolver is considering the ivy.xml files in you eclipse
> projects as a real repository, so they need to be complete enough to make
> the transitive resolve work, thing that doesn't happen in Ant. When
> building in Ant the ivy.xml in your project is just the root of the
> dependencies.
> Have you check this doc ?
> As wrote Levi, there is the dynamic resolve mode to setup too in your
> ivysettings. I'll add it to the doc.
> Nicolas

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