Maven - How to Build Jar Files and Obtain Dependencies
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- Download and install Maven. Anyone wanting to install/configure Maven, go to this Maven in 5 Minutes page. It clearly states what needs to be done to install/configure Maven. Once configured, open a command prompt and execute command “mvn -version”. If the version information of Maven is displayed, you are all set. Once determined, go to the folder which consists of pom.xml file. In present case, go to hbc root folder.
- Go to hbc root folder, hbc-master.
- Execute following command to build the hbc jar files and also obtain the dependencies (jar files) required to run the library. Command is “mvn clean install -U dependency:copy-dependencies“. This command built the source file and created two different jar files in hbc-twitter4j/target (hbc-twitter4j-2.2.1-SNAPSHOT.jar) and hbc-core/target (hbc-core-2.2.1-SNAPSHOT.jar). Further to that, it downloaded all the dependent jar files in repective target/dependency folder.
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