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From Ansgar Konermann <ansgar.konerm...@googlemail.com>
Subject RE: Difference between compile and provided scope for jar artifacts
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2012 17:10:47 GMT
Yay, mixed it up.

provided scope breaks up transitivity, so direct dependencies are on
compile classpath, transitive ones are not.

Best regards

Ansgar
 Am 20.01.2012 18:04 schrieb "Matt Walsh" <mwalsh@chartwelltechnology.com>:

> Are you sure about that? I believe provided go on the compile classpath
> as well.
>
> To quote the maven docs:
>
> Provided
> This is much like compile, but indicates you expect the JDK or a
> container to provide the dependency at runtime. For example, when
> building a web application for the Java Enterprise Edition, you would
> set the dependency on the Servlet API and related Java EE APIs to scope
> provided because the web container provides those classes. This scope is
> only available on the compilation and test classpath, and is not
> transitive.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ansgar Konermann [mailto:ansgar.konermann@googlemail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, January 20, 2012 9:57 AM
> > To: Maven Users List
> > Subject: Re: Difference between compile and provided scope for jar
> > artifacts
> >
> > Am 20.01.2012 17:44 schrieb <Chad.Davis@emc.com>:
> > >
> > > 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?
> >
> > Yes. Dependency management capabilities of Maven.
> >
> > Maven will put compile-scoped dependencies on the compile classpath
> > automatically, whereas for provided it does not.
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Ansgar
>
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