#1298 new
Nils Kaiser

Spring plugin should provide a way to disable adding of spring jars

Reported by Nils Kaiser | December 5th, 2011 @ 07:44 PM

When using the spring plugin, spring jars are automatically added to the project. However, when using spring with the maven plugin it sometimes make more sense to add spring as a maven dependency. This allows to have more control about which Spring version is loaded. Especially when porting existing projects to Play or when playing around with example code, you just want to use a pom with all dependencies and not worry about potential version conflicts. It also creates problems if your app needs additional spring libraries.

Workaround: You can simply delete the spring libraries from [play]/modules/spring/lib. However this behavior should be configurable

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