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From Andreas Sewe <>
Subject Re: Difference between build/extensions/extension and build/plugins/plugin/extensions?
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2011 07:25:52 GMT
Hi Vincent,

> As far as I understand, specifying build/plugins/plugin/**extensions set to
> true allows plugins embedding a components.xml to actually declare these
> components as part of the context. In such case you don't need to repeat the
> plugin declaration in the build/extensions/extension section.
> The build/extensions/extension is rather used to include jars (non-plugin)
> that declares additional components. In the example you gave, the plugin and
> the artifact declared in build/extensions/extension don't have the same
> coordinates, so they have likely different purposes.

yes, this explains it quite nicely. Thank you!


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