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From Ryan Wexler <r...@iridiumsuite.com>
Subject Re: creating a property and filtering the path only once
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:26:00 GMT
I hear you, I just really wanted to avoid that because this is definitely
not an artifact.

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Ansgar Konermann <
ansgar.konermann@googlemail.com> wrote:

> From my experience: that's a hard problem. I ended up making the resource
> an artifact, adding a "provided"-scoped dependency and switched off
> deployment using m-deploy-p's skip config parameter.
>
> Works, but is so ugly.
>
> Not sure if the provided dependency would be allowed in Maven Central
> though (artifact not available).
>
> Best regards
>
> Ansgar
> Am 26.04.2012 21:14 schrieb "Ryan Wexler" <ryan@iridiumsuite.com>:
>
> > Well this item isn't an artifact and I don't want to make one out of it.
> >
> > I tried another approach which was to declare the resource w/o the
> basedir
> > reference in my parent pom:
> > <properties>
> >
> >
> >
> <myspecialresource.basedir>\src\main\MySpecialResource</myspecialresource.basedir>
> > </properties>
> >
> > Then I referenced it like so with the ${project.parent.basedir} preceding
> > the resource property reference:
> > ${project.parent.basedir}${myspecialresource.basedir}
> >
> > This works when I build the whole project, but it doesn't work if I just
> > want to build the module.  It seems that maven doesn't properly reference
> > the parent basedir if you don't build from that directory.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 12:06 PM, Ansgar Konermann <
> > ansgar.konermann@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Common approach: put your special resource in a jar module. Let the
> > modules
> > > which should have access to the resource define a dependency to that
> jar.
> > >
> > > If this approach does not work, please elaborate.
> > >
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > > Ansgar
> > > Am 26.04.2012 20:36 schrieb "Ryan Wexler" <ryan@iridiumsuite.com>:
> > >
> > > > I have a large library resource that is used during my build that is
> > > > accessed from many of my modules.  I have put that resource in the
> top
> > > > level parent basedir /src/main/MySpecialResource.
> > > >
> > > > I want all the modules in my project to have access to the location
> of
> > > this
> > > > resource.  So I created a property in that top level parent pom:
> > > >
> > > >    <properties>
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> <myspecialresource.basedir>${basedir}\src\main\MySpecialResource</myspecialresource.basedir>
> > > >    </properties>
> > > >
> > > > The problem I am having is that the ${basedir} property is refiltered
> > > every
> > > > time the ${myspecialresource.basedir} is referenced.  So every time
> one
> > > of
> > > > my modules references this property the basedir is refiltered with
> that
> > > > module's ${basedir} directory rather than containing the top level
> > > parent's
> > > > basedir.
> > > >
> > > > Is there a way to set a property with a path that is only filtered
> > once,
> > > > when it is declared?
> > > >
> > > > thanks
> > > > -ryan
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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