Need to add dependencies programmatically to a maven project

Posted on 2010-11-08
Last Modified: 2013-11-23
Hi Experts
I need to add dependencies jars to a maven project programmatically at runtime. The reason I want to do that because I cannot add them all at the beginning since they can be thousands of jars and the user only picks  one or two. I googled the internet but it was not very clear since some people say Don’t do that . I really need an expert-advice


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ID: 34090946
Hmm, could you possibly merge the jars into a single jar or just a few?

Author Comment

ID: 34093641
no I can't because the purpose of the solution is to have different jars that can be shared between different teams.

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I figured out that just adding a dependency block to the POM.XML does the job. My question is now, is there any API to do that or do I have to program that myself ?


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I did'nt receive any good answer

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