Using Github Private Packages and maven in Github Actions

Publishing a package

1. Edit the pom.xml

2. Configure Github Action

Accessing and Installing the package

1. Add the project as a dependency in the pom.xml

2. Create a Private Access Token

3. Add a secret to the repository

4. Configure Github Action

  • username can be anything as it will not be considered for authentication
  • password is set to GITHUB_TOKEN_REF which refers to the GH_PAT_FOR_ACTIONS_TOKEN environment variable created in step 3.



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