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Quarkus and "meta" extension

Quarkus is a great Java framework with a large ecosystem thanks to the extensions . Basically, if using Maven, your pom.xml contains the list of the extensions you want to use, meaning something like this: ... <dependency> <groupId>io.quarkus</groupId> <artifactId>quarkus-grpc</artifactId> </dependency> <dependency> <groupId>io.quarkus</groupId> <artifactId>quarkus-opentelemetry</artifactId> </dependency> ... It can quickly become large, and sometime you can have "conflict" between extensions (for example if you mix in the same dependencies set reactive and non reactive extensions). Quarkus "meta" extension To simplify the dependencies for the extensions you want to use (especially if it's basically the same extensions in all your services), you can create your own "meta" extension. This extension doesn't contain actual code, it "wraps" other exten