SBT Good to know…

Dependecy problems

I have been having some difficulties figuring out what depends on what. I found the following set plugins which I think can be really helpful;


Be sure to install GraphWiz first, I used Homebrew on my Mac

brew install graphviz

and I also had to create a config file

with the following content

The readme explains how to use it pretty well, simply start sbt CLI

It will give you a graph that looks something like this (it is in SVG format so it is searchable!!!) Now you should see which package/jar is using which, and also where the different versions clash…dependency-graph


Show the class path for the run command


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1 Response to SBT Good to know…

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