maven-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Dan Tran <dant...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Maven as an installation tool
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2012 08:17:43 GMT
If i have to repeatedly doing the same thing every day.... maven
plugin is a way to go since I can run it any where i like as long as
maven installed and point to our central maven repo.


-D

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 11:57 PM, Anders Hammar <anders@hammar.net> wrote:
>> Sonatype do some black magic for provision developer desktops, check
>> their website.
>> There was a demo I saw that pulled down your Eclipse binaries and
>> installing plugins and did some configuration stuff.
>> I believe that the bundling of the artifacts for provisioning live in
>> Nexus - not sure if its a p2 or maven repository.
>
> You're referring to their Onboarding solution that they've turned open source:
> https://github.com/sonatype/onboarding
>
> This is for materializing (and update) an Eclipse IDE installation. It
> pulls artifacts from a P2 repository in Nexus.
>
> /Anders
>
>>
>> As the other thread "Is Maven the Answer" says you may be better off
>> with a pure scripting language or Ant if you want to do non
>> build-lifecycle event handling.
>>
>> Getting Maven to do what you are suggesting is not going to be simply
>> a matter of hooking assembly plugin together with some dependencies.
>> You are probably going to have to develop a plugin - at which point
>> you have to wonder whether it fits into the idea of Maven's lifecycle
>> (and I suggest not).
>>
>> If you are running on Windows tools like SCCM do the installation
>> management for you.
>> Is it worth rolling your own?
>>
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@maven.apache.org
>> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@maven.apache.org
>>
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@maven.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@maven.apache.org
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@maven.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@maven.apache.org


Mime
View raw message