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From "Matt Walsh" <mwa...@chartwelltechnology.com>
Subject RE: Difference between compile and provided scope for jar artifacts
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 16:52:54 GMT
Makes more sense in terms of a WAR. Compile scope jars are copied to
WEB-INF/lib. Provided scope jars aren't. For example, the servlet-api
would be "provided" by the servlet container.

Matt

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chad.Davis@emc.com [mailto:Chad.Davis@emc.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 9:45 AM
> To: users@maven.apache.org
> Subject: Difference between compile and provided scope for jar
> artifacts
> 
> When I build a jar file, the compile dependencies are not packaged
into
> the jar.  So, this means that they are expected to be provided
> somewhere else in the run time environment, doesn't it?  Which means
> that it doesn't seem like there's a difference between compile and
> provided . . . am I missing something?

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