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From "Vincent Massol" <vmas...@pivolis.com>
Subject RE: sample cactus maven application
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2004 16:39:12 GMT
Hi Stephane,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephane Nicoll [mailto:snicoll@kiala.com]
> Sent: 07 January 2004 17:26
> To: Maven user list (E-mail)
> Subject: sample cactus maven application
> Hello,
> As far as I understood the maven cactus plugin 
> is not up to date and does
> not
> allows to build J2EE ear files (to test EJBs, session beans locally,

It does, but that's not in released version yet. You'll have to use a
nightly build version (which I can put online tonight or tomorrow) or
you'll need to build it from CVS-
(quite simple to do - let me know if you're interested in doing this,
I'll give you the details).

> I
> also heard that the pure ant version does provide that kind of
> Is
> there somewhere a sample of such usage in maven (using a customized
> goal in maven.xml I assume).

Yep, inside the plugin itself :-)

> The purpose being:
> # Build the ear with the dependency having ear.bundle or other set to
> # Deploys the ear
> # Run the tests
> # Undeploy
> (Well exactly what maven cacuts plugin provide for war application.
> Any link or tutorial is really appreciated.

Yep, it's supported. There's even a sample that show how to use it. The
sample is located here:


BTW, the Cactus plugin for Maven is now part of the Cactus project. Thus
the best is probably to continue this discussion on the cactus list. 


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