Proposed F19 Feature: Simplify Java/Maven Packaging using XMvn

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at
Mon Jan 28 09:51:42 UTC 2013

= Features/XMvn =

Feature owner(s): Stanislav Ochotnicky <sochotnicky at>

Introduce new Maven packaging tooling with new macros, automated install 
section and more.

== Detailed description ==
Current Maven packaging can be time-consuming and full of repetition even for 
simple packages. To simplify Maven packaging new XMvn tools and macros have 
been developed. Main features of XMvn include:

    No need for patched Maven (simpler maintenance)
    Automated %install section with possible per-artifact installation 
    Automatic requires generation for Maven artifacts 

Goal of this feature is to migrate all packages to use XMvn instead of mvn-
rpmbuild script. Several packages have already been converted as part of 
initial testing:

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