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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: Unpacking jars into target/classes
Date Thu, 07 Mar 2013 09:00:59 GMT

Joachim Durchholz wrote:

> Am 07.03.2013 05:51, schrieb Matthew Adams:
>> Quick jist:
>> 1. Use maven-install-plugin's
>> install-file<
>> to make maven artifacts out of the jars you intend to unpack, and do
>> it in any phase prior to process-classes (or do this first in the
>> process-classes phase).
> The overall organisational project structure does not allow any central
> servers beyond the SCM.
> It would also be silly to redundantly store a perfectly stable jar in a
> Maven repo just to make Maven happy.

But that's the point: Maven is all about conventions. It will not help you a 
lot in other regards - on purpose. If you don't want to follow this 
conventions, it is probably no the right tool for your job.

- Jörg

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