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Is there some distribution manager for java like python has. Similiar to pip or easy_install. I wanted to install the joda-time.jar and I could do it manually. But just thought, there might be somehthing something which is easier?

My problem as written clearly one line above: I wanted to install the joda-time.jar and I did not want to do it manually. Is there some easier way to achieve this, something similar to pip( python )?

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You can use Apache Maven to manage your project dependencies and build configurations.

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  • I am already using maven and did not want to edit pom.xml file all the time. Is there a direct command line which can install the above mentioned package without editing pom.xml and which will also solve dependancies. Just like pip install packagename or apt-get install packagename Sep 8 '16 at 10:49
  • Apart from that, maven packages will be kept under the Maven Repos in a specific format. Is there no generic way, which can also be put directly under the /usr/lib/jvm/..... ? Sep 8 '16 at 10:57
  • Maven seems terribly verbose. I want to just use something akin to a one-liner mvn install com.somebody.somepackage or mvn install -r requirements.maven -- does that exist??
    – Jonathan
    Aug 17 '18 at 20:10

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