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From Stephane Nicoll <>
Subject Re: Maven-war-plugin not installing war. Installs ".jar" and renames it to ".war"
Date Wed, 03 Feb 2010 07:48:29 GMT
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 5:24 AM, Brian Fox <> wrote:

> Shoving java code into a war project is an antipattern in Maven. Make
> a module for the jar and depend upon that with a war and your life
> will be better. Shoving it into the incorrect format is guaranteed to
> cause you problems with tools that integrate with maven like ides.

(sorry, wrong shortcut)

Since I was the one who marked this as won't fix, I just wanted to confirm
that it isn't an issue of the war plugin per se but an antipattern just like
Brian described it.


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