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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: activeProfiles
Date Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:14:27 GMT
Eric Kolotyluk wrote:

> On 2013-03-25 3:49 AM, Jörg Schaible wrote:
>> Hi Eric,
>> Eric Kolotyluk wrote:
>>> I have two development environments: work and personal.
>>> I am trying to set up my projects so that the POM knows which profile to
>>> activate, but it seems you cannot put <activeProfiles> in a POM, only in
>>> a settings.xml file. Is there some reason for this?
>>> Is there some other Maven way to do what I want to do? How do other
>>> people separate work development from personal development?
>> What's the problem with it? If you active a profile in the settings.xml,
>> you can use this profile (i.e. a profile with same name) also in your
>> POMs, you don't need an activation anymore.

actually I don't get why a separate VM is preferable to a second 
settings.xml in this case - if we still only talk about Maven ;-)

- Jörg

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