please see issue 221781, netbeans module development relies on annotation processors generating non-class content that is currently however discarded by the java infrastructure.
This issue is filed to create a way from the project type (eg. by adding another file to the output directory) that non-class files are to be copied as well.
Report from old NetBeans version. Due to code changes since it was reported likely not reproducible now. Feel free to reopen if happens in 8.0.2 or 8.1.
(In reply to Martin Balin from comment #2)
> Report from old NetBeans version. Due to code changes since it was reported
> likely not reproducible now. Feel free to reopen if happens in 8.0.2 or 8.1.
Reopen. Still valid in 8.1.
Especially, when using AnnotationProcessors (f.e. @NbBundle.Messages) - https://netbeans.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=221781
This old bug may not be relevant anymore. If you can still reproduce it in 8.2 development builds please reopen this issue.
Thanks for your cooperation,
NetBeans IDE 8.2 Release Boss
Still valid in 8.2 dev
Product Version: NetBeans IDE Dev (Build 201607100002)