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From "Carlos Sanchez" <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: how do mavey & ivy deal with composite jars
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2006 20:03:55 GMT
On 8/29/06, Steve Loughran <steve.loughran@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have yet another question on the topic of dependency logic.
> Imagine I have a jar, call it j2ee-1.5.jar. This hypothetical JAR
> would include a lot of other things, that are available on their own,
> like mail.jar, activation.jar, jacc.jar, jta.jar, persistence-api.jar,
> etc.
> 1. Is there anyway to declare in the metadata that this is the case;
> that importing one jar gives you all the other artifacts?

it's logged in Maven jira to be done in next releases

> 2. Has anyone looked at automatically discovering this incorporation
> by way of rummaging around the JAR files?
> -steve

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