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From Felix Knecht <fel...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Buildsystem studio
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2007 08:53:00 GMT
Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot schrieb:
> Ok, thanks Felix.
>
> I'm also realizing there could be another problem with the jar
> dependencies.
> I know that usualy (that's what is done in ApacheDS projects) jar
> dependencies declared in Maven are linked in Eclipse using the M2_REPO
> location (basically '~/.m2/repository') in the classpath properties of
> a project.
>
> Here (in Studio), we really need the dependencies to be copied in the
> a 'lib' folder because:
> - they need to be bundled in the jar of the plugin to work
> - Eclipse needs them when bundling the plugin to launch it for testing
> and debugging (same situation as the MANIFEST.MF file).
>
> Do you think this is possible to have such a behavior for dependencies
> in Maven (I'm really not a Maven expert... :'( ) ?

Yes, this can be done - but you would need to run once maven to have
them there. This could be done havind a specific profile. After a new
svn checkout of a project you'll need to run e.g.
$ mvn install -Pprepare-for-eclipse to have all the needed jar files
copied to ${module}/lib.

Felix

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