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From Barrie Treloar <>
Subject Re: Upload arbitrary directories to maven repositories
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:36:27 GMT
On 23 January 2013 02:17, burkhard kuehlert
<> wrote:
> Hi Barrie,
>>>This is assumed knowledge of how maven works
> I think that was my problem. I am coming from ant and I have no knowledge of
> how maven works.
> By default, maven is much more restrictive than ant, and I have to get used
> to it.

You have not answered the question:  What are you attempting to do?

It is very hard to second guess someone else.
You are probably only getting half the good advice you require because
we don't know what you are doing.

Maven is restrictive _for a reason_, the "Maven Way" is what is
considered best practice.
As you will find looking through other emails, when you stray from
this path you will fight Maven, and lose.
It is a lot easier to change your ideas and follow the Maven Way
instead and get on with the interesting stuff of writing code for your

I highly recommend stopping long enough to read the freely available
books at

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