Yes, based on your requirements I would try to use Forge 2 instead. Forge 1 was not really designed to be extended in this way. It's technically *maybe* possible, but I wouldn't really want to try. 

Additionally, since Forge 1 is not being changed (just maintained) because Forge 2 is nearly here, I would definitely look at Forge 2. This problem was considered when designing it, and should allow you to do what you need.

Take a look at the `BuildSystem` (BuildSystem does not necessarily build the project. This name may need to be updated to be clearer of it's purpose; it to be ProjectLocator. Perhaps ProjectProvider would be a better name.):


On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Rafael Pestano <> wrote:
Hi George,

Im not going to perform any build, i'll just analyse the project structure and files so being build independent mean i can use my plugin in more projects(for now the ones that have OSGi metadata).

thanks again

2014/1/24 <>

Why are you not using maven or any other Build system?

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