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Re: Dependencies in pom aggregation
Jeremy Lewi 2011-07-05, 23:21
Scott and Stephen,

Thank you both for the quick responses. That seems to have worked for

For archival purposes the steps that seem to have worked for me are:

1. Modified the configuration for the jar-plugin as specified here
2. In tools I then declared a dependency on mapred using  
3. in mapred I did an mvn install to install the artifacts
On Tue, 2011-07-05 at 15:57 -0700, Scott Carey wrote:
> Maven can work with a 'test' dependency, by declaring the dependency of
> type "test-jar".
> See
> http://maven.apache.org/guides/mini/guide-attached-tests.html
> http://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-jar-plugin/test-jar-mojo.html
> Unfortunately there are some bugs in various Maven plugins so we have been
> avoiding using test-jars for now.  In particular, if you use a test-jar
> and then do:
> $ mvn clean
> $ mvn compile
> with no 'install' and no artifacts in your local repo, it may fail, trying
> to resolve and pull the test dependency during compile.  This is not the
> fault of the test-jar or dependency declaration, but bugs in various other
> plugins in our toolchain, see
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MRRESOURCES-53.
> -Scott
> On 7/5/11 2:52 PM, "Jeremy Lewi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm working on the apache avro project and I'm having a problem with
> >maven that I was hoping to get some help with.
> >
> >My project consists of several modules, one of which is "mapred".
> >Now I can build "mapred" just fine e.g by doing mvn package from within
> >the project.
> >
> >Another module in the project is "tools". This module depends on the
> >"mapred" module. So its pom file declares the artifact for mapred as a
> >dependency. So far so good.
> >
> >The problem is I would like to make the test class in the "tools"
> >modules depend on the "test" classes in "mapred". So I would like to
> >build a jar in "mapred" containing the "test" classes and then declare
> >this as a dependency for the test classes in "tools".
> >
> >In the mapred module I can build a jar  containing the test classes
> >by doing mvn jar:test-jar but I'm not sure how to add this jar as a
> >dependency for the "tools" module during testing.
> >
> >Thanks
> >Jeremy
> >
> >
> >
> >