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Tips and Tricks
Please add tips and tricks for the Animal Sniffer Maven Plugin here.
For some reason (please enlighten me if there is one), the Animal Sniffer documentation pages never refer to the Animal Scents project, which provides the meat for usage Animal Sniffer, i.e. pre-generated signatures for most JREs. So if you've been wondering what to use as a
<signature> element in your plugin configuration:
<signature> <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo.signature</groupId> <artifactId>java15</artifactId> <version>1.0</version> </signature>
... would probably more explicit/helpful than "
__artifact id of signature__" in the documentation. (although admittedly it might hinder the fact that one might use Animal Sniffer to sniff other API than JREs)