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  1. Maven JLink Plugin
  2. MJLINK-49

Add support for single maven projects

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.0.0-alpha-1
    • Fix Version/s: 3.1.0
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      This initially took me a while to figure out, but the documentation says the plugin currently won't work for a single maven project and requires a multi-module project. To me this is a huge assumption for Java projects. For example not a single one of my projects is multi-module and I rarely see other multi-module projects, so this seems like a large limitation right now.

      My work around for this limitation is to run the jlink command outside of mvn, without the jlink plugin. But I'd love to perform the jlink step within my pom.xml if single maven project support were added,

      "Usually you will use the Maven JLink Plugin to create a Run Time Image from one or more modules within a multi module build. In other words it is not possible to create a Run Time Image from a single Maven Project within the same single Maven Project. Let us assume you have a multi module structure which contains two modules"

      https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-jlink-plugin/usage.html

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              • Assignee:
                bmarwell Benjamin Marwell
                Reporter:
                leif81 Leif Gruenwoldt
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