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From Francis De Brabandere <>
Subject Re: Unable to run "empire-db-example-struts2" in Eclipse
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 19:54:29 GMT
to be honest I don't know, maybe it would be better to ask this on the
m2eclipse list?

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Benjamin Venditti <> wrote:
> Hi Francis,
> i have followed your work in the mailing-archive for "mavenizing"
> empire-db.
> Currently I am trying to get the web-example running with tomcat in
> eclipse so that I can debug the struts2 web example.
> Fortunately I've been successful with that, but I had to do some
> handwork. Maybe you can help me with that, as I'm a maven newbe :).
> Here is what I've tried so far:
> 1. Checked out the trunk from SVN with the "Check out as Maven Project
> ..." option.
> 2. Executed "mvn eclipse:m2eclipse -Dwtpversion=1.5" in the directory
> "empire-db-example-struts2" to make it a WebApp.
> 3. Activated the Maven-Dependencies under Project "Properties-->Java EE
> Module Dependencies"
> 4. Added Tomcat Server Modules under Project "Properties-->Java Build
> Path".
> If I now start the project with the "Run As--> Run on Server ..."
> option, the server doesn't find the dependencies for "empire-db" and
> "empire-db-struts2".
> In fact I got it working by building and copying the missing libraries
> "empire-db-2.0.5-SNAPSHOT.jar" and "
> empire-db-struts2-2.0.5-SNAPSHOT.jar" by hand into the lib folder of the
> deployed WebApp.
> My Questions are now:
> - Do I have to exec "mvn eclipse:m2eclipse -Dwtpversion=1.5", or is
> there a easier way to tell eclipse that it is a WebApp?
> - Why do I have to copy the dependencies for "empire-db" and
> "empire-db-struts2" by hand? I cannot see why they aren't deployed as
> they are listed in the pom.xml.
> It would be really nice if you could help me out with this.
> Thanks in advance.
> Benjamin Venditti

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