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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: Help for Maven Migration
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2013 22:35:33 GMT

On 06/11/2013 3:57 PM, Wayne Fay wrote:
>> I want to know Should I just deploy my entire WEB-INF/lib to Artifactory?
> Most likely, no, you should not do this.
> Instead spend the time to match each Jar file up to an equivalent Jar
> file deployed in Central. For Jars which do not exist in Central or
> those with modified contents, you can consider uploading them to your
> private Artifactory instead - but I would deploy under a GAV that
> somehow specifies "this is our internal version of the artifact" so
> you can keep track of them easily and hopefully get rid of them in
> most instances in the future.
>> Deploying my entire WEB-INF/lib seems easiest to me BUT then what is the
>> EASIEST way to generate the POM for the dependencies? Is there a single
>> command that can do this? Is there a MVN command that will do this for me?
> You only have 130 dependencies. This seems like a lot, but it honestly
> is not. This is a 1-time job you need to perform and then you never
> need to do it again. Find 1-2 days in your schedule and just start the
> work - you will be done sooner than you realize.
> All other "solutions" to this problem have their own set of related
> problems. You are simply kicking the can down the road a bit if you do
> not complete this work today, and do it the right way.
> Wayne
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