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From "Nathan Sowatskey (nsowatsk)" <nsowa...@cisco.com>
Subject Re: Company-wide settings
Date Mon, 04 Oct 2010 10:55:08 GMT
In our project we have a project wide settings.xml in Subversion, and we ask all developers
to put that into their ~/.m2 directory.

Regards

Nathan

Nathan Sowatskey (nsowatsk@cisco.com) - Technical Leader, ScanSafe - +34-638-083-675

On 4 Oct 2010, at 12:30, "Anders Hammar" <anders@hammar.net> wrote:

> One issue with this approach is that m2eclipse will not use this
> settings.xml file (by default, as it has it's own embedded Maven). I guess
> this could be solved by configuring the standalone Maven installation in
> m2eclipse.
> 
> Anyone that has actually tried the approach of having a "corporate"
> settings.xml bundled with a custom Maven distro?
> 
> /Anders
> 
> On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:46, Wendy Smoak <wsmoak@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 5:34 PM, Phillip Hellewell <sshock@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> The idea is to have a shared "company-level" settings.xml with
>>> settings like profiles that most developers will want, and to have
>>> them automatically available.  The alternative is for everyone to
>>> manually append it to their global or user-level settings.xml.
>> 
>> One way is to make a custom Maven distribution for your organization,
>> with a modified settings.xml.
>> 
>> This also has the advantage of having all developers use the same
>> version, which makes support easier.
>> 
>> Many organizations don't allow developers to download and install
>> random stuff off the internet anyway, so this becomes your
>> corporate/approved/official Maven distro.
>> 
>> --
>> Wendy
>> 
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