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From "Wendy Smoak" <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r629875 - /commons/proper/proxy/branches/proxy-1.0-work/pom.xml
Date Sat, 23 Feb 2008 17:47:15 GMT
On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 10:42 AM, James Carman
<> wrote:

>  From the m2 documentation site:
>  "Plugin Management contains plugin elements in much the same way,
>  except that rather than configuring plugin information for this
>  particular project build, it is intended to configure project builds
>  that inherit from this one."
>  So, if you define/configure the plugin within the <pluginManagement>
>  element, it doesn't get executed for the parent, but it does for the
>  children.

... only if the child project somehow invokes the plugin.

The pluginManagement section is a "suggestion" to the child project.
If the child project decides to use that plugin, it will get the
configuration from the parent.  But pluginManagement in the parent
will not *cause* the plugin to execute in the child project.


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