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Subject RE: Custom SCM Provider - Works!
Date Mon, 22 Oct 2007 16:54:01 GMT
Thanks, those were the missing steps!

Question for the SCM group in general, how can I add this to the web site 
before it gets forgotten? I have a JIRA account, although I've never 
actually submitted any code or docs.

Robert Egan

"Genschaw, Shane" <> wrote on 10/22/2007 11:54:32 AM:

> Robert,
> Try adding this to your POM:
> <build>
>   [...]
>   <plugins>
>     [...]
>     <plugin>
>       <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
>       <artifactId>maven-scm-plugin</artifactId>
>       <version>1.0</version>
>       <dependencies>
>         <dependency>
>           <groupId></groupId>
>           <artifactId>scm-plugin</artifactId>
>           <version></version>
>         </dependency>
>       </dependencies>
>     </plugin>
>     [...]
>   </plugins>
>   [...]
> </build>
> Also, you'll want to change your "packaging" to be "jar" instead of "
> maven-plugin".  You are not actually creating a new plugin, you are 
> creating a new provider jar for the existing scm plugin to use.  A 
> related suggestion would be to change your artifact id to something like 
> scm-provider-aci-custom".
> I have created a custom provider for Serena PVCS/Changeman (my 
> company's SCM tool) and the "discovery" works just fine as long as 
> you add the dependency config for the scm plugin as shown above. 
> You'll also have to similarly configure other plugins that rely on 
> your provider (maven-release-plugin, maven-changelog-plugin, etc.) 
> if you use them.
> I didn't add "DefaultScmManager.setScmProvider( String providerType,
> ScmProvider provider )" anywhere in the code.
> - Shane Genschaw

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