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From James Strachan <>
Subject Re: [website] : navigation
Date Thu, 14 Aug 2003 22:19:45 GMT

On Thursday, August 14, 2003, at 09:22  pm, Andy Jefferson wrote:

> On Thursday 14 Aug 2003 21:13, Jason Dillon wrote:
>> Sure, tell me how it works :-)
> Having just tried it on geronimo, it seems to have complaints with the
> geronimo layout of projects :-0. The intention with Maven (based on all
> projects i've seen, and what the Maven developers say) is that you 
> have a
> top-level project, and sub-projects off that - and the multiproject 
> plugin
> seems to need this (understandably when you know how it does its work).
> However with geronimo it seems to be structured to have the "main" 
> project
> off in a etc directory for some reason.
> What is supposed to happen is, you do a 'maven multiproject' and it 
> goes
> through the directories and finds sub-projects, and does 
> site:generates in
> all, building the full site documentation in the top-level "target"
> directory. It will put links from the top-level project down to the
> sub-projects (but not back up to the top-level from sub-projects yet). 
> The
> thing you need to add to the top-level "" is
> maven.multiproject.excludes=project.xml
> This will exclude the top-level project from the sub-projects search 
> (because
> the plugin doesn't support that yet).
> The only problem you've got is that the current geronimo project 
> structure
> doesn't have the main project at the top-level ! :-( Is there a good 
> reason
> why its up in the etc directory ?

It does have a top level project.

	cd geronimo
	maven build

Its just there are common shared stuff for all projects in geronimo/etc.

If this causes a problem the shared stuff could go in the root 
directory. Though the use of reactor in the root project (in maven.xml 
inside geronimo) is working fine.


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