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From Paul Copeland <>
Subject Re: resources forced to target/classes
Date Wed, 20 Jun 2007 23:49:47 GMT
So that's one vote for antRun for a the totally common need to copy files.

I am also suspecting that <resources> behavior depends on the 
<packaging> type although I haven't tested that theory and this doesn't 
seem to be documented anywhere.

On 6/20/2007 4:33 PM, Wendy Smoak wrote:
> On 6/20/07, Paul Copeland <> wrote:
>> Trying to use <build><resources> to copy resource files to an arbitrary
>> target directory.  The problem is that the resource phase insists on
>> copying to target/classes no matter what I have for targetPath.
> Maven isn't really into "arbitrary". :)  I assume it means 'target
> path inside the jar', which is why it's going to target/classes.
>> This is the latest attempt - unfortunately it tried to copy to
>> target/classes/targetResources.  Even if I add ${basedir} it still tries
>> to copy to a subdirectory of classes. This is not what I want. Is there
>> a "copy file" plugin?
> You can use the Antrun plugin.

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