I just spent too long tweaking my build to use XDoclet with the Hibernate Doclet.
At first, I thought I would try the Maven plugin, which has you setup, what makes sense in the XML files into a scary set of properties:
# XDoclet Hibernate Doclet
Then I could add:
To get this right takes a few peeks into the plugin.jelly *just* to make sure. Anyway, after this was all setup, no Hibernate files were getting generated.
Lots of futzing around later (make sure the dirs were right etc) and I ended up taking a step back. I moved from the Maven plugin to just use the hibernatedoclet “manually” in the preGoal.
This also didn’t work.
I took the smart step back and setup a minimal build.xml which was JUST going to do the mapping.
I ran ant and got an error message saying that the WebDocletTask wasn’t found. Surely I read this wrong… it means HibernateDocletTask right?
I guess not. I grabbed the xdoclet web module and everything worked fine.
Gotta love not getting any error messages that make sense!