Apache Maven

Friday June 01, 2018

Apache Maven JavaDoc Plugin Version 3.0.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven JavaDoc Plugin, version 3.0.1.

The Javadoc Plugin uses the Javadoc tool to generate javadocs for the specified project.

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-javadoc-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.0.1</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-javadoc-plugin/download.cgi

Release Notes – Apache Maven JavaDoc Plugin – Version 3.0.1

Bugs:

  • MJAVADOC-427 – “Error fetching URL” for valid non-Java API links
  • MJAVADOC-504 – NullPointerException in JavadocUtil.getJavaHome() when JAVA_HOME isn’t set
  • MJAVADOC-512 – Even when 1.8.0 matches there still is a warning.
  • MJAVADOC-517 – NPE under Java 10 RC

Improvements:

Dependency upgrades:

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Monday May 28, 2018

Apache Maven SCM Version 1.10.0 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven SCM, version 1.10.0.

Maven SCM supports Maven 2.x plugins (e.g. maven-release-plugin) and other tools (e.g. Continuum) by providing them with a common API for doing SCM operations. You can look at the list of SCMs for more information on using Maven SCM with your favorite SCM tool.

Release Notes – Maven SCM Version 1.10.0

Bugs:

  • SCM-763 – Password masking for svnexe does not handle all cases
  • SCM-797 – gitexe checkIn() fails due to Windows command line length limitation
  • SCM-814 – Dead links on Maven SCM plugin usage page and Maven SCM Providers Matrix page
  • SCM-818 – Updating doesn’t work when in detached HEAD
  • SCM-821 – fix incorrect resolving of branch name from HG outgoing changes && NPE in HgUtils.differentOutgoingBranchFound
  • SCM-829 – CommandParameter incorrectly removed from parameter list
  • SCM-836 – scm:bootstrap throws NPE
  • SCM-846 – userInfo in Git HTTP URLs not escaped according to RFC 3986
  • SCM-862 – apache-rat complains about Eclipse .checkstyle files
  • SCM-863 – NPE in GlobalOptions.setCVSRoot(null) with newer cvsclient
  • SCM-865 – cvsnt: rls: invalid option — d
  • SCM-866 – Cvs ScmProvider.list() does not return correct entries
  • SCM-867 – ScmWagon has no way to work with CVS and SVN in binary mode
  • SCM-868 – gitexe add() does not return added files when invoked in subdir
  • SCM-869 – gitexe list() implemented incorrectly
  • SCM-874 – ScmResult output password masking does not handle multiline text
  • SCM-875 – GitUpdateCommand assumes master branch by default
  • SCM-878 – AbstractConsumer#parseDate() logs wrong locale in case of a ParseException
  • SCM-879 – JazzChangeLogCommandTest#testListChangesetConsumerWithTimeOnly() fails with NPE on Java 10
  • SCM-881 – ScmWagon has no way to work with SVN in binary mode
  • SCM-882 – ScmWagon has no way to work with GIT in binary mode
  • SCM-886 – Tests with checkin rely on global git config
  • SCM-887 – Plexus Utils 3.0.24 makes some tests fail
  • SCM-888 – Changelog generation fails on Windows with Mercurial SCM

Improvements:

  • SCM-739 – Release Plugin: Use “git —depth 1” When Checking Out
  • SCM-748 – Automatically create parent dirs with ‘svn —parents’
  • SCM-855 – Upgrade to Java 7
  • SCM-873 – Improve documentation on svn-settings.xml and git-settings.xml
  • SCM-884 – Upgrade jgit to last version of java 7 release (4.5.0.201609210915-r)
  • SCM-885 – Extend GitChangeLogCommand by using revision only

Task:

  • SCM-876 – switch from Git-WIP to Gitbox

Dependency upgrade:

  • SCM-824 – Upgrade Plexus Utils to 3.0.24

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Saturday May 26, 2018

Apache Maven Plugin Tools Version 3.5.2 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Plugin Tools, version 3.5.2.

The Maven Plugin Tools contains the necessary tools to generate
rebarbative content like descriptor, help and documentation. In addition,
it provides tools to write Maven Plugins in scripting languages like Ant
or Beanshell.

The Maven Plugin Plugin is used to create a Maven plugin descriptor for
any Mojo’s found in the source tree, to include in the JAR. It is also
used to generate report files for the Mojos as well as for updating the
plugin registry, the artifact metadata and generating a generic help goal.

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-plugin-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.5.2</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page.

Release Notes – Maven Plugin Tools – Version 3.5.2

Dependency upgrades:

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Thursday May 24, 2018

Apache Maven Dependency Plugin Version 3.1.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Dependecy Plugin, version 3.1.1.

The dependency plugin provides the capability to manipulate artifacts. It can copy and/or unpack artifacts from local or remote repositories to a specified location.

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-dependency-plugin/

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
    <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
    <artifactId>maven-dependency-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>3.1.1</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-dependency-plugin/download.cgi

Release Notes – Maven Dependency Plugin – Version 3.1.1

Bug:

  • MDEP-607 – maven-dependency-plugin:3.1.0:analyze failed.: NullPointerException

Dependency upgrades:

  • MDEP-611 – Upgrade plexus-archiver to 3.6.0
  • MDEP-612 – Upgrade maven-dependency-analyzer to 1.10
  • MDEP-614 – Upgrade file-management to 3.0.0

Many thanks to all reporters/contributors/testers of this release.

Reporters:

  • MDEP-607: Filipe Sousa

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Thursday May 17, 2018

Apache Maven Shared Component: Maven Dependency Analyzer Version 1.10 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Shared Component: Apache Maven Dependency Analyzer Version 1.10

Analyzes the dependencies of a project for undeclared or unused artifacts.

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.shared</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-dependency-analyzer</artifactId>
  <version>1.10</version>
</plugin>

Release Notes

Dependency upgrade:

  • MSHARED-718 – Upgrade asm to most recent version 6.1.1

Enjoy,

-The Maven team

Sunday May 13, 2018

Apache Maven WAR Plugin Version 3.2.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven WAR Plugin, version 3.2.1.

The WAR Plugin is responsible for collecting all artifact dependencies, classes and resources of the web application and packaging them into a web application archive.

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-war-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.2.1</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page.

Important Note:

  • Maven 3.X only
  • JDK 7 minimum requirement

Release Notes – Maven WAR Plugin – Version 3.1.0

Improvement:

Task:

  • MWAR-401 – Upgrade the WAR lifecycle to use the maven-compiler-plugin 3.7.0

Dependency upgrades:

  • MWAR-413 – Upgrade xstream to 1.4.10
  • MWAR-414 – Upgrade mave-surefire/failsafe-plugin 2.21.0
  • MWAR-416 – Upgrade plexus-archiver to 3.6.0

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Apache Maven EAR Plugin 3.0.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven EAR Plugin, version 3.0.1

This plugin generates Java EE Enterprise Archive (EAR) file. It can also generate the deployment descriptor file (e.g. application.xml).

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-ear-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.0.1</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page.

Release Notes – Maven EAR Plugin – Version 3.0.1

Improvements:

  • MEAR-265 – Add documentation information for GitHub
  • MEAR-266 – Upgrade mave-surefire/failsafe-plugin 2.21.0

Dependency upgrade:

  • MEAR-268 – Upgrade plexus-archiver to 3.6.0

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Wednesday May 09, 2018

Apache Maven EJB Plugin Version 3.0.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven EJB Plugin Version 3.0.1.

This plugin generates J2EE Enterprise Javabean (EJB) file as well as the associated client jar.

Important Note since 3.0.1:

  • Maven 3.X only
  • JDK 7 minimum requirement
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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-ejb-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.0.1</version>
</plugin>

Release Notes – Apache Maven EJB Plugin – Version 3.0.1

Bug:

  • MEJB-115 – Wrong default EJB version stated on Usage page

Tasks:

  • MEJB-116 – Clarify “properties removed” on intro page of site
  • MEJB-117 – Remove reference to old wiki page on intro page
  • MEJB-118 – Remove “J2EE” from plugin description and site

Dependency upgrades:

  • MEJB-119 – Upgrade parent to 31
  • MEJB-120 – Upgrade mave-surefire/failsafe-plugin 2.21.0
  • MEJB-121 – Add documentation information for GitHub

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Tuesday May 01, 2018

Apache Maven Resources Plugin Version 3.1.0 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Resources Plugin, Version 3.1.0.

The Resources Plugin handles the copying of project resources to the output directory. There are two different kinds of resources: main resources and test resources. The difference is that the main resources are the resources associated to the main source code while the test resources are associated to the test source code.

Thus, this allows the separation of resources for the main source code and its unit tests.

Important Note:

  • Maven 3.X only
  • JDK 7 minimum requirement

Reporters for this release:

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-resources-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.1.0</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-resources-plugin/download.cgi

Release Notes – Apache Maven Resources Version 3.1.0

Bug:

Improvement:

Tasks:

Dependency upgrades:

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Sunday April 29, 2018

Apache Maven Site Plugin Version 3.7.1 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Site Plugin, version 3.7.1.

The Site Plugin is used to generate a site for the project. The generated site also includes the project’s reports that were configured in the POM.

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-site-plugin/download.cgi

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-site-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.7.1</version>
</plugin>

Release Notes – Maven Site Plugin – Version 3.7.1

Bugs:

  • MSITE-806 – Site generation does not work when no report configured nor Doxia document provided
  • MSITE-809 – Documentation: examples/configuring-reports.html includes invalid XML
  • MSITE-812 – Missing ‘/’ in log when deploying documentation by site:stage
  • MSITE-817 – inherit edit value in site.xml
  • MSITE-818 – site:run fails to find locale when zh_CN is used

Improvements:

  • MSITE-811 – Upgrade parent to 31
  • MSITE-819 – improve display of site rendering with locale info

Wish:

  • MSITE-815 – highlight skin used to render site and documents statistics

Tasks:

  • MSITE-767 – Revert r1729902 caused by DOXIASITETOOLS-155 and fix ITs as soon as parent POMs and site.xml descriptors have been upgraded
  • MSITE-821 – add documentation on site plugin dependencies

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Saturday April 14, 2018

Apache Maven Clean Plugin Version 3.1.0 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Clean Plugin, version 3.1.0.

The Clean Plugin is used when you want to remove files generated at build-time in a project’s directory.

Important Note:

  • Maven 3.X only
  • JDK 7 minimum requirement

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-clean-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.1.0</version>
</plugin>

Release Notes – Maven Clean Plugin – Version 3.1.0

Bug:

  • MCLEAN-77 – Remove link to non-existing Codehaus wiki

Tasks:

  • MCLEAN-73 – Upgrade of maven-shared-utils to 3.0.1.
  • MCLEAN-74 – Upgrade of commons-io to 2.5.
  • MCLEAN-83 – Upgrade mave-surefire/failsafe-plugin 2.21.0
  • MCLEAN-84 – Lift JDK minimum to JDK 7

Dependency upgrades:

  • MCLEAN-75 – Upgrade maven-plugins to version 30
  • MCLEAN-80 – Upgrade maven-shared-utils to 3.2.0
  • MCLEAN-81 – Upgrade parent to 31
  • MCLEAN-85 – Upgrade maven-shared-utils to 3.2.1

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Tuesday April 10, 2018

Apache Maven Jar Plugin Version 3.1.0

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Jar Plugin, version 3.1.0.

This plugin provides the capability to build jars.

Important Note:

  • Maven 3.X only
  • JDK 7 minimum requirement
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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-jar-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.1.0</version>
</plugin>

Release Notes – Maven JAR Plugin – Version 3.1.0

Bugs:

  • MJAR-221 – Link to wiki page should be removed now that Codehaus is shut down
  • MJAR-237 – Navigation link “Creating an Executable JAR File” is wrong.
  • MJAR-240 – maven-jar-plugin index.html – bad links in left column Examples section
  • MJAR-245 – Additional attached jar: role of classifier
  • MJAR-249 – Get Build working on JDK 10

Improvements:

  • MJAR-235 – Update life cycle bound plugin versions
  • MJAR-236 – Keep maven-compiler-plugin to 3.5.1 based on JDK9 issues

Dependency upgrades:

Enjoy,

  • The Apache Maven team

Friday April 06, 2018

Apache Maven Shade Plugin Version 3.1.1

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Shade Plugin, version 3.1.1.

This plugin provides the capability to package the artifact in an uber-jar, including its dependencies and to shade – i.e. rename – the packages of some of the dependencies.

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-shade-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>3.1.1</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page.

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page.

Release Notes – Maven Shade Plugin – Version 3.1.1

Bugs:

  • MSHADE-273 – Shading of paths starting with / ignores excludes
  • MSHADE-275 – Maven Shade Plugin does not work under Java 10

Improvements:

  • MSHADE-277 – Identify issue related IT failure mini-jar-malformed-dependencies/pom.xml
  • MSHADE-278 – Print out the jar responsible for exceptions like “Error creating shaded jar: invalid LOC header (bad signature)”
  • MSHADE-283 – Add documentation information for GitHub

Dependency upgrades:

  • MSHADE-276 – Upgrade parent to 31
  • MSHADE-279 – Upgrade mave-surefire/failsafe-plugin 2.21.0
  • MSHADE-280 – Upgrade jdom 1.1.3 to jdom2 2.0.6
  • MSHADE-281 – Upgrade plexus-utils 3.1.0
  • MSHADE-282 – Remove not used directories rel-path-test-files

Many thanks to all reporters/contributors/testers of this release.

Reporters:

  • MSHADE-273: Eugene Kirpichov
  • MSHADE-275: Markus Grech
  • MSHADE-278: Gary Gregory

Testers:

  • Markus Grech
  • Rafael Winterhalter

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Apache Maven Dependency Plugin Version 3.1.0 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Dependecy Plugin, version 3.1.0.

The dependency plugin provides the capability to manipulate artifacts. It can copy and/or unpack artifacts from local or remote repositories to a specified location.

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-dependency-plugin/

You should specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
    <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
    <artifactId>maven-dependency-plugin</artifactId>
    <version>3.1.0</version>
</plugin>

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:

https://maven.apache.org/plugins/maven-dependency-plugin/download.cgi

Release Notes – Maven Dependency Plugin – Version 3.1.0

Bugs:

  • MDEP-559 – Java 9 bytecode cannot be parsed
  • MDEP-603 – dependency:analyze fails on JDK 9 / JDK 10

Improvement:

  • MDEP-605 – Add documentation information for GitHub

Dependency upgrades:

  • MDEP-584 – Upgrade plexus-utils to version 3.1.0
  • MDEP-585 – Upgrade plexus-archiver to 3.5.
  • MDEP-599 – Upgrade parent to 31

Many thanks to all reporters/contributors/testers of this release.

Reporters:

  • MDEP-559: Ben Alex

Testers:

  • Mark Raynsford

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

Thursday March 29, 2018

Apache Maven Shared Component: Maven Dependency Analyzer Version 1.9 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Shared Component: Maven Dependency Analyzer Version 1.9

Analyzes the dependencies of a project for undeclared or unused artifacts.

You should specify the version in your project’s dependency list:

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<dependency>
  <groupId>org.apache.maven.shared</groupId>
  <artifactId>maven-dependency-analyzer</artifactId>
  <version>1.9</version>
</dependency>

Release Notes – Maven Dependency Analzyer Version 1.9

Bug:

  • MSHARED-710 – JDK 9 / 10 Issue – Unknown constant pool type

Dependency upgrades:

Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team

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