What will happen if dependency is not available in any of the remote repositories and central repository? Maven still provides answers for such a scenario using the concept of External Dependency.
- All the basic list of dependencies in the maven is handled by the maven central repository at which a project downloads the required dependencies.
- There will be typical scenarios where some particular dependencies may not be available in the maven remote and central repositories.
- Maven answers this scenario by providing the feature is called external dependency management.
- In maven, External dependencies we can easily configure as other dependencies in the pom.xml file
Steps to configure External Dependencies in Maven:
Create a directory/folder called libs in the maven project.
Download the library KKJava.jar and put it inside the libs directory/folder after that open the pom.xml of the project and add a new dependency as provided steps:
That’s all about Managing External Dependencies in Maven
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