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From Baptiste Mathus <>
Subject Re: jars with no pom.xml available - what to do next ?
Date Mon, 08 Jun 2015 20:14:21 GMT

Not sure I understand.So guessing: you are somehow migrating from a typical
old-school project with jars committed in the project as-is, and you don't
know the version and so on.

If so, then here's how I would proceed:
* compute the sha-1 hash of those jars
* search them though Central advanced search:
* If you find them, bingo just use the GAV.

If you don't, then you will have to somehow create a fake pom and upload
inside your corporate maven repository beside the jar file. In this case,
please make it very clear it's not an official version (like



2015-06-08 21:46 GMT+02:00 Zk W <>:

> Hi All
> We have a few open source jars that couldnt be found in Open Maven Central
> repository for their pom.xml files. We like to use these for dependencies
> management in our main pom.xml.
> 1) What can we do to vet those jars with no pom.xml files and make them
> compliant for our use ?
> 2) How do we create these unavailable pom.xml files for these unvetted jars
> ?
> Thank you.

Baptiste <Batmat> MATHUS -
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