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From Anders Hammar <and...@hammar.net>
Subject Re: shade plugin usage
Date Thu, 05 Sep 2013 06:18:27 GMT
Help the Java community kill all überjars...

/Anders


On Thu, Sep 5, 2013 at 5:21 AM, Richard Sand <rsand@idfconnect.com> wrote:

> Hi Anders - thanks for your reply. I agree with your advice - for this
> particular project artifact is a case where we want to offer both options,
> and the uberjar is mainly an aggregation of our product apis. But I
> definitely understand the danger you are describing.
>
> -Richard
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: anders.g.hammar@gmail.com [mailto:anders.g.hammar@gmail.com] On
> Behalf
> Of Anders Hammar
> Sent: Wednesday, September 04, 2013 2:08 AM
> To: Maven Users List
> Subject: Re: shade plugin usage
>
> First, try to stay away from the überjar path. It's normally not the way to
> go today, but you should use the jar and it's dependencies instead. I've
> seen many case where people use a überjar just to try to make their life
> simpler but ending up with other issues instead. A proper classpath is the
> way to go in my opinion.
>
> I guess your approach of deploying the überjar and a dep-reduced-pom would
> work, but please remember to deploy it to your remote repo as well (and not
> just your local repo). Somewhere in the back of my head I recall a similar
> discussion earlier. Not sure if someone brought up any issues though.
> Having said that, the reason for deploying the überjar at a separate
> coordinate would be to have a separate pom with reduced deps. This
> indicates
> that you plan on use the pom to get the dependencies and in that case you
> should try to stick with the original jar instead and work with the proper
> set of deps.
>
> /Anders
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Richard Sand <rsand@idfconnect.com> wrote:
>
> > I've a project that uses shade to create an uberjar - since I want
> > that uberjar artifact to be available for use in other projects, does
> > it make sense to *not* attach the artifact in shade, but rather have
> > shade create the uberjar and dependency-reduced-pom, and then use
> > install:install-file to grab the uberjar and drp.xml and install with
> > a new unique artifactid (as opposed to a classifier of the original
> > artifact)?
> >
> > Still feeling my way down the Maven Way...
> >
> > -Richard
> >
> >
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