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Re: [tycho-user] What's org.eclipse.tycho:target-platform-configuration about?


this MOJO is here only to store configuration information (Eclipse target platform information) that is used by other Tycho MOJOs. It is not legacy at all, I would say it's one of the central piece of Tycho !!!


On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Anders Hammar <anders@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Being a Maven person I'm trying to understand the Maven configuration
of projects using Tycho. Looking at examples (inluding m2e) I see that
org.eclipse.tycho:target-platform-configuration is bound to the
lifecycle and also most often has some configuration. But when I look
at the code I only see a no-op Mojo (without configuration options of

Am I missing something here, or is the usage of this plugin simply
some legacy stuff and not needed any more?

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