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From orid <>
Subject Re: Profiles
Date Thu, 03 Sep 2009 14:58:58 GMT


orid wrote:
> Hi,
> I came across a problem i can't seam to solve.
> I have a set of properties that i need to use in all maven modules. All
> modules inherit from the same parent pom.
> So far no problem: I defined the properties in the parent pom properties
> section and they are all inherited in the child poms.
> Now, I had to make 2 build configurations, each with different values for
> these properties. Sounds like profiles can come in handy right?
> Well, apparently, profiles are not inherited. The properties themselves
> are of course inherited so if I build the project from the parent pom i
> can activate the right profile and all child projects will see the correct
> set of properties, but when I build only a specific module, there is no
> way of activating the profile of the parent pom.
> I could of course define the profiles in settings.xml but that would make
> my project unportable.
> Another option would be to use the maven properties plugin to load the
> properties from a file, but where would I put this file so it can be
> accessed from every module?
> Any suggestions?
> Thanks

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