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From "Mark H. Wood" <mw...@IUPUI.Edu>
Subject Re: Deployment
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:45:59 GMT
On Fri, Mar 01, 2013 at 07:40:30PM -0800, Eric Kolotyluk wrote:
> The part I was not too happy with was my service.jar was this ginormous 
> uber-jar created with the Assembly plug-in. Sure, everything worked 
> perfectly well, and was simple, but when I say ginormous I am very 
> serious. If I had had the time, the next thing I was going to do was 
> have my installer install Maven, and then bootstrap the rest of the 
> pieces by just choosing the right artifact names and versions given the 
> system environment I found. Basically, replace the uber-jar with a 
> common system-wide repository of jars, and configure the classpath 
> appropriately.
> 
> I am just thinking out loud and trying to get ideas from people.

If the main thing you want from Maven in this case is dependency
resolution, consider something like Ivy, which specializes in such.

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Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer   mwood@IUPUI.Edu
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