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Apache Maven Cookbook by Raghuram Bharathan

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Getting into dependency and avoiding dependency hell

As you use a number of dependencies, each of them in turn may also include further dependencies. A situation may come when there are multiple versions of the same dependencies in the project. This can often lead to errors.

Getting ready

To understand this, we need to have a fairly complex project that has several transitive dependencies. You can look at one such project at https://github.com/selendroid/demoproject-selendroid.

Clone the repository on your system. Now, we are ready to see how complex dependencies can get.

How to do it...

Use the following steps to avoid dependency hell:

  1. Run the following command:
    mvn dependency:tree -Dverbose
    
  2. Note the output as shown in the following screenshot:

How it ...

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