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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: maven-shade-plugin and Eclipse (m2e)
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2016 11:35:06 GMT and other Maven posts 
might give you some ideas about handling large numbers of third party 
jars in a large project.
We use Eclipse/STS and Maven.


On 30/06/2016 11:10 AM, Eddie Galvez wrote:
> What is the way to use the maven-shade-plugin but, what I think is the
> obvious usage then of such a shaded project, to have it in eclipse as a
> source project?
> In other words - because maven-shade-plugin only does its thing on
> package... while you are in Eclipse (your IDE), other projects will not
> compile since they are expecting the shaded package names... what's the way
> to be able to work with a project that you want to maven-shade-plugin some
> third party dependencies in, for use within and inside eclipse?
> Cleary I understand you can just package/install the shaded project into a
> repository then NOT bring in the source project into the workspace... but
> ideally I don't want that.
> Thanks!

Ron Wheeler
Artifact Software Inc
skype: ronaldmwheeler
phone: 866-970-2435, ext 102

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