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From Karl Heinz Marbaise <>
Subject Re: need filesystem-level operations in assembly plugin
Date Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:01:05 GMT
Hi Richard,

 > Hi all - I'm using maven-assembly-plugin to create zip distributions of
> our web application. It takes in the Apache Tomcat zip artifact, and the
> war artifact for the app, and creates an assembly.
> There are a couple of file operations I haven't figured out how to do yet.
> For example, Tomcat unzips to a folder called "apache-tomcat-7.0.42",
> which I want to rename to just "tomcat". I figured id use the exec plugin
> to fork a "rm" command, which I guess will work in theory but seems
> shoddy.
> Does anyone support having some "swiss army knife" file manipulation
> capabilities (at least rename & move) in the assembly plugin?

First the question is more dedicated to the users list and not the dev 

Apart from that i would suggest to take a look at the truezip maven 

I'm not sure if it will fullfil you needs.

Kind regards
Karl-Heinz Marbaise
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