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From Chris Graham <chrisgw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: RPMs for Maven 3?
Date Fri, 16 Mar 2012 11:42:37 GMT
I would also point out that the plugins do not need packaging, as maven will download them.
Only the base distribution needs to be RPM'd.

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On 16/03/2012, at 9:46 PM, Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky@redhat.com> wrote:

> Quoting Jos Backus (2012-03-15 21:04:00)
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm trying to install Maven 3 in automatically generated CentOS VM
>> images, and having Maven 3 and plugins available as RPMs would help
>> greatly with this effort.
>> 
>> How hard would it be to augment the CI setup that creates the Maven
>> packages today to also generate RPMs for RHEL/CentOS? Perhaps the
>> Maven RPM plugin (http://mojo.codehaus.org/rpm-maven-plugin/) can be
>> used for this purpose?
>> 
>> I looked at jpackage.org but the latest Maven version there is too old (2.0.7).
> 
> Depending on your needs for using exact upstream (meaning Apache)
> version or not you *might* have luck trying to use Fedora binary rpms on
> your CentOS machine. I haven't tried this, but with a 1 or 2 rebuilds it
> might work. You'd have to create your own rpm repo for this probably and
> do a few tweaks here and there. Biggest issue would probably be that
> some of our current binary rpms in F17 and rawhide are built using
> OpenJDK 7 with target set to 1.7 so you won't be able to use them with
> 1.6 VM.
> 
> We do have 3.0.4 currently and quite a few plugins, but if you go this
> way I'd suggest to ask questions on <java-devel at lists.fedoraproject.org>. 
> 
> -- 
> Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky@redhat.com>
> Software Engineer - Base Operating Systems Brno
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