Friday, March 4, 2011

How to list all svn externals recursively

You can use the following command to list all the svn externals in a directory structure.

svn propget svn:externals -R

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

How to get the transitive dependency list using Maven

You may need to find the list of transitive dependencies, so that you can exclude unnecessary dependencies. Add the following maven plugin


Use dependency:tree as the goal.

mvn clean install dependency:tree

If maven fails with some error, then, use dependency:tree as the goal with -X option.

mvn clean install dependency:tree -X


\- com.hp.hpl.jena:arq:jar:2.8.3:compile
   +- com.hp.hpl.jena:jena:jar:2.6.2:compile
   |  +- org.slf4j:slf4j-log4j12:jar:1.5.6:runtime
   |  \- log4j:log4j:jar:1.2.13:runtime
   +- com.hp.hpl.jena:iri:jar:0.8:compile
   +- org.codehaus.woodstox:wstx-asl:jar:3.2.9:compile
   |  \- stax:stax-api:jar:1.0.1:compile
   +- org.apache.lucene:lucene-core:jar:2.3.1:compile
   +- junit:junit:jar:3.8.1:compile (version managed from 4.5)
   +- org.slf4j:slf4j-api:jar:1.5.8:compile
   \- xerces:xercesImpl:jar:2.7.1:compile