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  1. Apache Tomcat Maven Plugin
  2. MTOMCAT-185

change phase for tomcat6/7:run to process-classes


    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0
    • Fix Version/s: 2.1
    • Component/s: tomcat7
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      I do not know enough about maven+tomcat and related technologies to know if the following is bug, or if I just missed some setting somewhere.

      We have in our project dependencies, that inject some byte-code into compiled classes in the process-classes maven phase. I was trying to use maven tomcat7 plugin in version 2.0 to see how is our application working. When executing mvn tomcat7:run i run into problems because the maven phase process-classes was not executed before deploying on tomcat.

      After some research we found that there is plugin.xml file in the tomcat7 plugin jar that maven downloads (org.apache.tomcat.maven.tomcat7-maven-plugin) (META_INF/maven/plugin.xml). In this file i found mojo with <goal>run</goal> and in this mojo there i found <executePhase>compile</executePhase>. I think that the execution phase should be set to process-classes phase and not compile phase.

      My problems disappeared When I manually edited the xml and tried the mvn tomcat7:run afterwards. This makes me think that the phase is wrongly set in the jar.

      I checked the sources and to me it seams that the phase should be set here:

      The execution phase is set there to be compile (curretnly line 60)




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              olamy Olivier Lamy (*$^¨%`£)
              gezero Jiri Peinlich
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