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From David Sag <d...@epo.org>
Subject Re: Disabling Transitive Dependencies
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 07:32:09 GMT
I humbly suggest you (Dave Brondsema, Juan Alvarado)  create an issue in 
JIRA listing the plug-ins with malformed meta-data so that the developers 
have something more concrete  to work off.

Kind regards,
Dave Sag 




 

Brett Porter <brett.porter@gmail.com> wrote on 13/10/2005 03:41:52 AM:

> Please submit these fixes back to the project if you can. It won't
> take long for us to get all the metadata cleaned up in this way.
> 
> - Brett
> 
> On 10/13/05, Dave Brondsema <dave@brondsema.net> wrote:
> > Many projects in the m2 repository don't specify <scope> and 
<optional>
> > properly for all their dependencies, so you can get a lot of extra 
jars.
> >
> > What I've done to solve this is create our own remote repository which
> > has pom files to override ones like that in ibiblio.
> >
> > Alvarado, Juan wrote:
> > > Is there any way that when a dependency is configured, just 
thatdependency
> > > is downloaded and nothing else. It seems that with just a few 
dependencies
> > > on a project, my lib folder in my war is growing way too big 
> with jars that
> > > I don't even need i.e. servlet-api-2.4.jar.  I read the transitive
> > > dependency stuff on the m2 site, but I really don't follow it too 
well. My
> > > project consists of mainly struts, spring and hibernate.
> > >
> > > I tried the following:
> > >
> > > <exclusions>
> > >       <exclusion>
> > >               <groupId>servlet</groupId>
> > >                       <artifactId>servlet-api</artifactId>
> > >       </exclusion>
> > >     </exclusions>
> > >
> > > But it still copied the jar into the lib folder of the war. I am 
more
> > > comfortable using maven 1, but I wanted to move over to m2, but 
> I seem to be
> > > spending way too much time trying to figure out this whole 
transitive
> > > dependency stuff and less time configuring my project.
> > >
> > > I am open to any suggestions.
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > Juan A.
> > >
> > >
> > > 
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