I find myself once again in the situation that I have to install the Oracle JDBC driver into my local Maven repository. Usually this is easily accomplished via
mvn install:install-file -Dfile=<path-to-file> -DgroupId=<group-id> -DartifactId=<artifact-id> -Dversion=<version> -Dpackaging=<packaging>, see Guide to installing 3rd party JARs for more details on that. However, this time I was thinking to go the extra mile and actually figure out a way of how to do it entirely manually. This comes in handy if you have, for example, Maven integrated in your IDE and the
mvn binary not available to yourself in the command line.
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