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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Scope for compile only?
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2009 13:18:45 GMT

Christian, have you tried to mark your dependency as 'optional' [1]?


LieGrue,
strug

[1] http://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-optional-and-excludes-dependencies.html

--- Christian Edward Gruber <christianedwardgruber@gmail.com> schrieb am Fr, 20.3.2009:

> Von: Christian Edward Gruber <christianedwardgruber@gmail.com>
> Betreff: Re: Scope for compile only?
> An: "Maven Developers List" <dev@maven.apache.org>
> Datum: Freitag, 20. März 2009, 12:54
> I would use "provided" which implies
> that the target runtime will provide this if needed. 
> It's not needed, but the semantic should work. 
> "Provided" scoped dependencies are not transitively added to
> packaging lifecycles like war and ear.
> 
> Also, this is probably a maven-users question, not a
> maven-developers list question.
> 
> Christian.
> 
> On 19-Mar-09, at 22:25 , Paul Benedict wrote:
> 
> > Is there a way to bring in a library only for
> compiling without making
> > it part of the runtime (i.e., war dependency) or using
> transitive
> > exclusions? Java 5 has source-level annotations and
> sometimes a
> > dependency is only for compiling and has no runtime
> dependency. Is a
> > new scope needed for this?
> > 
> > Paul
> > 
> >
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