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From Jason van Zyl <ja...@maven.org>
Subject Re: Deploying secondary artifacts alongside the main project artifact
Date Sat, 09 Jun 2007 15:02:46 GMT
http://mojo.codehaus.org/build-helper-maven-plugin/index.html

On 9 Jun 07, at 9:51 AM 9 Jun 07, Olivier Dehon wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am trying to understand best practices around how to achieve the
> following:
>
> Every time the artifact produced by the project is deployed, I would
> like to deploy a secondary artifact (an XML file that has meta
> information about the artifact that will be used when the artifact
> is actually released onto the production platform).
>
> Here's how I thought about achieving this:
> - Create a Mojo that is linked to the package phase that creates an
>  artifact out of the xml file (packaging/type TBD), and then uses
>  projectHelper.attachArtifact() on the newly created artifact.
> - When the Maven execution reaches the install and deploy phases, the
>  XML file will be installed and deployed alongside the main artifact.
>
> Before I start and attempt to write the "attach" plugin, I wanted to
> get a feeling whether this would work at all and/or if there are  
> better
> ways of achieving the same thing?
>
> Thanks in advance for sharing your experience.
>
> -Olivier
>
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Thanks,

Jason

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Jason van Zyl
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jason at sonatype dot com
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