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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: [build] Dependency management
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 13:43:18 GMT
> Write a base project.xml containing the common deps (like 
> commons-logging) and
> other common info, write a base maven.xml that fires up a reactor that 
> calls the
> 'jar:install-snapshot' goal, and life will be much easier already. 
> Declare all
> intra-project dependencies as SNAPSHOT to make sure you always get the 
> latest
> generated jar.

The problem with this approach is that all modules now have extra bits 
on their class-path, which is not desired.

Also, I have tried using SNAPSHOT for intra-project depends, but Maven 
still tries to download newer versions from the remote repo which is 
silly and just slows things down.


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