Monthly Archives: December 2013

How to extract the JAR dependencies from a Maven project using M2E

If you need for one reason to extract all the JAR your Maven project is depending on, and you happen to be using M2E, use the following snippet in your pom.xml:

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Analyzing a build system on Windows with the Process Monitor and Groovy

It’s often a challenge to understand how a big software stack is built. To help me in this task on a new project, I did the following: Start recording the system events using the Process Monitor. This includes what processes … Continue reading

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gmake 4.0 for Windows

If you want to use gmake 4.0 under Windows, you have 2 options: 1. Cygwin This variant is modified to integrate into the Cygwin (e.g. UNIX) environment, and will for instance expect UNIX file paths. If you still want to … Continue reading

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