Just to close this e-mail thread out, blend4j is now available in the
maven central repository. You can add it to your maven project with
the following dependency definition:
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 6:17 PM, John Chilton <chilton(a)msi.umn.edu> wrote:
Fantastic. blend4j definitely should be in a public repository, just
know how and have not had the time. Any help in that process would be most
On Jul 15, 2013 10:43 AM, "Eric Kuyt" <eric.kuijt(a)wur.nl> wrote:
> Nice, this works! Maybe after some testing we can try to get the package
> in the central maven repositories.
> I think for now all the functionality I need is in your version of
> blend4j. But if I think of something new I'll try to participate.
> On 13 July 2013 08:58, John Chilton <chilton(a)msi.umn.edu> wrote:
>> So you have packaged blend4j and all of its dependencies into one jar
>> file? I don't have any experience doing that. I could imagine
>> potentially some files conflicting and only one version being written
>> and so jersey-json breaks? Is this a possibility, some of the jar
>> metadata sort of files?
>> I have used blend4j a few different ways (in a war, as a Java web
>> start application, and as a standalone application) but always with
>> applications where it is in its own jar file and all of its
>> dependencies are in their own and original jar files. So I would
>> recommend using it in that mode, if that is not possible however I
>> would search the web for others having problems repackaging
>> As for development, you can use my artifactory server to grab the
>> canonical blend4j, by adding the following to your pom.xml file:
>> <name>MSI Artifactory</name>
>> If instead you want to test your own changes to blend4j, I believe you
>> can just do a "mvn install" or something like that from the blend4j
>> fork directory on your development server to install a local copy into
>> your maven cache. blend4j is the first project I have used maven with,
>> so some of my terminology could be wrong there, but hopefully the idea
>> makes sense. Also happy to look at pull requests if it helps to push
>> changes upstream.
>> Sorry if this response is not more helpful, let me know if there is
>> anything else I can do or answer.
>> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 4:37 AM, Eric Kuyt <eric.kuijt(a)wur.nl> wrote:
>> > Hello all,
>> > I'm trying to implement blend4j in a java application. for this I
>> > cloned the
>> > source, fetched the dependencies and added a maven assembly plugin to
>> > assemble a jar file with dependencies.
>> > This jar I put in my classpath.
>> > Now fetching histories works, but creating a new one fails. Online I
>> > see a
>> > lot of jersey users have this problem and it seems like jersey-json is
>> > not
>> > available, but jersey-json is packaged in the jar.
>> > Anyone else have this problem?
>> > @John maybe you have better practices? I would like to have blend4j in
>> > my
>> > maven dependencies, but not build my own nexus.
>> > Thanks,
>> > Eric
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> Central Veterinary Institute of Wageningen UR (CVI)
> Department of Infection Biology
> PO box 65, 8200 AB Lelystad, NL
> Visiting address: ASG, Edelhertweg 15, 8219 PH Lelystad
> Tel: +31-(0)320-293391
> Fax: +31-(0)320-238153
> E-mail: eric.kuijt(a)wur.nl
> Web: http://www.cvi.wur.nl