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Get Eclipse to download sources and JavaDoc


I've found that for Maven based projects, there's a fast way of doing this which doesn't require any plugins or fuss:

$ mvn eclipse:eclipse -DdownloadSources -DdownloadJavadocs

Why not m2e?

I've never had much luck with m2e, it just doesn't like me. So, I stick with using mvn eclipse:eclipse and restarting/refreshing the Eclipse project whenever something major changes. It works.


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