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From "Manfred Moser" <manf...@mosabuam.com>
Subject Re: [EXTERNAL] dependency management with ant quick question
Date Thu, 14 May 2015 04:19:39 GMT
Do NOT use the Maven Ant tasks.. they are outdated and based on Maven 2.

Instead use the dep resolution library used in Maven itself called Eclipse Aether and its
Ant tasks..

http://eclipse.org/aether/

http://wiki.eclipse.org/Aether/Ant_Tasks



Zk W wrote on 13.05.2015 20:25:

> Hi Justin
> 
> Thanks for replying.
> Let us think more of your suggestion here and update.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 8:14 PM, Justin Georgeson <JGeorgeson@lgc.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> https://maven.apache.org/ant-tasks/
>>
>> 1. There is a task to resolve/retrieve dependencies.
>>
>> 2. The dependency task can create classpath and fileset refids for the
>> dependencies, and per-dependency properties, so you shouldn't have to worry
>> about copy jars to and fro.
>>
>> 3. There are examples at the link above.
>>
>> ________________________________________
>> From: Zk W [mpc8250@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 10:00 PM
>> To: users@maven.apache.org
>> Subject: [EXTERNAL] dependency management with ant quick question
>>
>> Hi All
>>
>> We are new to Maven and we are an ant shop.
>> We like to use Maven's dependency management feature, not ivy.
>>
>> 1- Can we just use Maven's dependency management feature to work with our
>> ant build script ?
>>
>> 2- Since .m2 is the default folder for all the jars, do we use ant copy
>> task to copy jars from .m2 folder to different project folders to compile
>> properly ?
>>
>> 3. Are there examples out there that use ant for build purpose in
>> conjunction with maven's dependency management ?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
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