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From Wayne Fay <>
Subject Re: Why would 'mvn dependencies:tree' fail while 'mvn compile' works?
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2009 21:52:45 GMT
> My adversion to running 'mvn clean install' is just that I'd prefer not to have
> to build and install something just to be able to examine its dependencies.

This is merely a preference, right?

> under various 3rd party dependency scenarios. It seems backwards to me to have
> to first build and install something only to be able to examine some abstract
> properties of it, so that's my main blocker.

This is merely a mental blocker, right?

> If there is some more maven-ey way to go about this stuff, I'm all for it.

Run mvn clean install... that is the "maven-ey way to go about this
stuff." As Brian already said "running tree on a not-yet compiled or
installed project is an edge case."


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