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Apache Axis2 ${project.version} build (${buildTimestamp})

http://axis.apache.org/axis2/java/core/
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Building
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We use Maven 2 (http://maven.apache.org) to build, and you'll find a
pom.xml in each module, as well as at the top level.  Use "mvn install"
(or "mvn clean install" to clean up first) to build.

IMPORTANT: the *first* time you build a given version of Axis2, you may not
be able to do a regular "mvn install" from the top level - this is because
we have a couple of custom Maven plugins that (due to some dependency-
resolution issues in Maven) must be built and installed in your local
repository before a build will succeed. This being said, it is worth 
trying "mvn install" none-the-less. In the case where this fails, it 
means you need to do the following:

  1) Manually "mvn install" both of the plugins in the following places:
     
     modules/tool/axis2-mar-maven-plugin
     modules/tool/axis2-aar-maven-plugin
     
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Documentation
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Documentation can be found in the 'docs' distribution of this release 
and in the main site. To build the documentation locally, simply do
"mvn site". Additionally, the Axis2 Javadoc documentation can be 
produced by executing "mvn javadoc:javadoc".
Users should then look in $AXIS2_HOME/target for the documentation.

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Deploying
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To deploy a new Web service in Axis2 the following three steps must 
be performed:
  1) Create the Web service implementation class, supporting classes 
     and the services.xml file, 
  2) Archive the class files into a jar with the services.xml file in 
     the META-INF directory
  3) Drop the jar file to the $AXIS2_HOME/WEB-INF/services directory
     where $AXIS2_HOME represents the install directory of your Axis2 
     runtime. (In the case of a servelet container this would be the
     "axis2" directory inside "webapps".)

To verify the deployment please go to http://<yourip>:<port>/axis2/ and
follow the "Services" Link.

For more information please refer to the User's Guide.

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Support
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Any problem with this release can be reported to Axis mailing list
or in the JIRA issue tracker. If you are sending an email to the mailing
list make sure to add the [Axis2] prefix to the subject.

Mailing list subscription:
    java-dev-subscribe@axis.apache.org

Jira:
    http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AXIS2


Thank you for using Axis2!

The Axis2 Team.