[fedora-java] Maven plugin to simplify spec %install section

Carlo de Wolf cdewolf at redhat.com
Tue Sep 11 12:07:05 UTC 2012

On 09/11/2012 01:58 PM, Mikolaj Izdebski wrote:
> Hello all,
> As you know, %build section of the majority of all Java packages
> built with Maven is fairly simple, usually consisting of a single
> call to mvn-rpmbuild. But the install section can still be long
> and complicated, especially for large packages.
> As a solution I have created a plugin for Maven that can install
> the whole project in Fedora way. It creates all necessary
> directories in buildroot, installs pom.xml and jar files, creates
> depmaps as needed, installs javadocs. With this plugin the whole
> %install section of typical packages (including multi-artifact
> ones) can be reduced to a single line.
> What do you think about this idea? Would you like to see it
> implemented in Fedora?
> Mikolaj Izdebski
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Although I'm not a packager I would like to see it in action.
It sounds like a good thing.
Is the source available somewhere?


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