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From Anders Hammar <and...@hammar.net>
Subject Re: How to add a dependency programmatically for the compile phase?
Date Thu, 19 Dec 2013 08:16:00 GMT
This is the page is quickly glanced through before replying:
http://blog.sonatype.com/2009/08/create-a-customized-build-process-in-maven/

As I've never written an ArtifactHandler I don't really know what the
limitations are. Maybe there is someone else here who knows more on this?

/Anders


On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 9:10 AM, William Ferguson <
william.ferguson@xandar.com.au> wrote:

> There are only a few consumers of aar (which is a newish packaging type)
> artifacts from a Maven repository.
>
>    1. People that build using Maven and our plugin.
>    2. People that build using Gradle.
>    3. Building from an IDE like IntelliJ/Eclipse
>
> This solution would appears to solve 1 and probably 3 (since typically the
> IDE just delegates to Maven - at least IntelliJ does). 2 is not our
> concern.
>
> But if we can somehow update the Project Model inside the IDE so that when
> it sees an aar dependency that it looks inside it and adds the embedded jar
> to the compile classpath that is ideal. If that is what you are suggesting
> with a custom ArtifactHandler then I am all ears. Can you point me to some
> high value doco?
>
> William
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Anders Hammar <anders@hammar.net> wrote:
>
> > I don't have the code at hands on how to do what you're asking, but I
> > wanted to stress that changing the dependency list in a plugin will only
> > affect that list during the build where your plugin is executed. Any
> > consumers of your artifact (from the repo) will not get this dependency,
> as
> > the plugin is then not executed! Maybe you can solve this with a custom
> > packaging type and a special ArtifactHandler, but I'm not sure.
> >
> > /Anders
> >
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 5:25 AM, William Ferguson <
> > william.ferguson@xandar.com.au> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I would like to know how to add a dependency (such as a jar) into the
> > > project's list of compile time dependencies programmatically within a
> > Mojo.
> > > Benoit should probably have posted this in Maven Users rather than
> > > Maven Dev, so I'm reposting here.
> > >
> > > We are developing a Mojo that needs to add some dependencies into the
> > > project list of compile time dependencies programmatically. I was sure
> > > that I've seen code that did this, but I can't find it now. Can anyone
> > > point us in the right direction?
> > >
> > > William
> > >
> > > ---------------------- Benoit's original post ----------------------
> > >
> > > I require to do this programmatically because the user set a dependency
> > of
> > > type "aar"(1) which itself contains a jar.
> > > This jar needs to be known by the compile phase (in order to succeed)
> > > Note: the compile phase knows about the aar dependency.
> > >
> > > (1) Aar format:
> > > http://tools.android.com/tech-docs/new-build-system/aar-format
> > >
> > > Other conversations:
> > > About AAR & the included
> > > JAR:
> > >
> >
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/maven-android-developers/bPK3EnbKH2M
> > >
> > > Programmatically adding dependencies to a MavenProject: (this
> > conversation
> > > led to a hacky solution)
> > >
> >
> http://maven.40175.n5.nabble.com/Programmatically-adding-dependencies-to-a-MavenProject-td215077i20.html#a5773302
> > >
> >
>

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