How to correctly use Drools and jBPM plug-ins for maven based project

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  • Using Drools and jBPM plug-ins on maven based project in JBDS 5 causes various issues.
    • Missing workflow and rules validation
    • Using custom task definition (drools.rulebase.conf) does not provide the list of service tasks in the IDE
      Is there a clean way to fix these issues?


  • JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS)
    • 5.0
  • Business Rules Tooling
    • including Drools, Guvnor and jBPM 5 plug-ins

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