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From Andreas Sewe <>
Subject Re: Using scope in dependencyManagement: good idea or bad?
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2012 14:40:23 GMT
Joachim Van der Auwera wrote:
> In my experience a bad idea (bitten by this in the past). If the same
> dependency is mentioned in dependencyManagement in various places, then
> you may end up with the wrong scope.
> I use dependencyManagement to specify the version and possibly
> exclusions. Scope is still managed in the dependency declaration itself.

Makes sense. I was basically wondering if everyone considers this to
*always* be a bad idea or whether there are exceptions (like a
provided-scoped servlet-api, where a different scope might evne be
considered a "bug").

Best wishes,


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