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From Eric Kolotyluk <>
Subject Re: Maven cannot see my DLL artifact
Date Mon, 07 Apr 2014 22:42:31 GMT
I was referring to


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which I assumed was downloaded.

What you pointed out was that my parent POM was not in my local 
repository, and that is where things were failing. After installing it 
there, now things seem to work without having to use the <system> hack.

Thanks so much, I did not favor using that hack, so now my POM is more 

With Maven, it is easy to get on a wild goose chase.

Cheers, Eric

On 4/7/2014 2:21 PM, Wayne Fay wrote:
>> the artifact there. If I delete the artifact from my local repository, Maven
>> has no trouble downloading the metadata and pom, but for some reason it
>> cannot see the dll artifact.
> Are you sure it finds the pom? The error below indicates it does not.
>> Downloading:
>> http://localhost:8081/nexus/content/groups/public/net/kolotyluk/windows/csharp-windows-elevate/0.0.21-SNAPSHOT/csharp-windows-elevate-0.0.21-SNAPSHOT.pom
>> [INFO]
> ...
>> [ERROR] Failed to execute goal on project elevate-exe: Could not resolve
>> dependencies for project
>> Failed to collect dependencies at
>> Failed to
>> read artifact descriptor for
>> Could not
>> find artifact
>> in
>> local-nexus (http://localhost:8081/nexus/content/groups/public) -> [Help 1]
> You see how it says it is Downloading the pom file, then immediately
> fails with an error? And how you don't see messages like these as you
> do on the other files?
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>> (10 KB at 237.8 KB/sec)
> I think your assumptions are incorrect. It seems Maven cannot download
> the pom. I think something else is going on and this is merely a
> symptom.
> PS- I saw your follow-up using system scope. I am not a fan of system
> scope, but if it gets the job done and makes you happy, then feel free
> to keep using it. Just realize your pom file (c:\Users\Eric) is
> completely not portable after this change. I predict many "but it
> works on my machine!" conversations with other developers are in your
> future... And good luck integrating with CI.
> Wayne
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