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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [all] Preparing for Maven 3
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2010 11:01:19 GMT
On 7 October 2010 02:46, Niall Pemberton <> wrote:
> The vote for Maven 3 is underway -
> I have tested the builds for all the components in trunks-proper


> (using mvn -Prc clean package) and they worked, except for test
> failures with configuration, email and jci - but I get those using m2
> as well.
> Theres an issue with the commons-build-plugin which I need to look at
> and I had a problem with the gpg plugin when doing mvn -Prc install on
> a component.

Does -Pjava-1.x still work?

What about -Ptest-deploy?

> Probably the biggest issue though is getting the sites
> working. The <reporting> section is deprecated in m3 and reports need
> to be configured differently and a new (m3 specific) version of the
> site plugin used. I've tried this out adding "m3" profiles to branches
> of commons-parent and chain:
> The above have a profile which *activates* when m3 is used - as described here:
> This profile approach to support both m2 and m3 is one way - but would
> create a mess of duplicated configuration in all poms. It would be
> much cleaner and less maintenance if we just adopted m3 and dropped m2
> support :)
> I guess it will take a while for a consensus on this (if ever) but its
> something to consider. In the meantime there is stuff we can do to
> prepare for m3. It would be good to put reporting plugins into the
> <pluginManagement> section of commons-parent.

AIUI M2 would ignore <pluginManagement> for reporting plugins - I take
it that M3 has fixed this?

> Quite a few components
> are on old versions of reporting plugins, so testing and upgrading to
> the latest would be good. The one I had most problems with was
> Checkstyle - details in the commit log:

Maybe we should start a Wiki page to collect all such issues in one place?

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