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From Nick Stolwijk <nick.stolw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Depend on a jar via another pom file
Date Wed, 08 Jan 2014 16:13:57 GMT
That's called a transitive dependency and this blog[1] explains nicely why
you shouldn't use those.

[1] http://uglycoder.blogspot.nl/2008/04/flaw-with-mavens-transitive.html

Hth,

Nick Stolwijk

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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 ~~~

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On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Omar@Gmail <omarnetbox@googlemail.com>wrote:

> I have a maven module (lets call it M) that requires aspectjrt but M
> already depends on another pom file that has aspectjrt within its
> dependency tree  like so:
>
> M ->  middle pom -> aspectjrt
>
> The problem is M would not compile unless I express the aspectjrt
> dependency directly in the M pom file, why?
>
> Is there a way for M to get apsectjrt via the middle pom without directly
> depending on aspectjrt?
>

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