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From Nick Stolwijk <>
Subject Re: Trying to understand how maven finds source
Date Fri, 25 Oct 2013 17:40:01 GMT
Maybe it is mustard after the mail (as the Dutch call it. ;) ), but here is
a nice article about the standard directory layout of Maven:


Nick Stolwijk

~~~ Try to leave this world a little better than you found it and, when
your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate you
have not wasted your time but have done your best ~~~

Lord Baden-Powell

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 10:04 PM, Robert Dailey <>wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I'm trying to understand something basic, I haven't been able to find
> the answer through Google surprisingly (maybe my searching abilities
> suck today). How is it that Maven is able to find source code to
> compile? What I would expect is the pom.xml to refer to some *.java
> path (something like <source>src/main/java/*</source>), but I don't
> see anything like that.
> How does maven know what java source code to compile? Thanks in
> advance for any help.
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