Deploying With Webdav
As of Maven 2.0.9 it is no longer nessesary to add the build extension to your project.
The simplest way to enable webdav deployment is to add a build extension to your project:
To use mvn deploy:deploy-file with webdav, save a simple pom.xml containing wagon-webdav as a build extension in the directory from which you execute 'mvn'. (You may need to rename the pom for the project you are deploying.)
You can also point Maven at an alternate pom file with -f on the command line.
Alternate method, modifying the Maven distribution
Given that maven 2 doesn't currently include the wagon-webdav plug-in in its core, here's how to add it:
add to maven-2.0.x/pom.xml
add to maven-2.0.x/maven-core/pom.xml
and finally install your new maven-2.0.5-SNAPSHOT-bin...
The examples from the guide to deploying 3rd party jars will now work in the following context: