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From John Casey <>
Subject [ANN] Maven Plugin Tools 2.5 Released
Date Fri, 27 Feb 2009 02:24:13 GMT
The Maven team is pleased to announce the release of version 2.5 of 
Maven Plugin Tools, including the Maven Plugin Plugin.

These libraries are used to generate plugin descriptors, documentation, 
and the implicit help mojo (as in: 'mvn installer:help').

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


If you're creating a plugin that uses Ant-based mojos, you should also 
include the Ant tools library:


Release Notes - Maven 2.x Plugin Tools - Version 2.5

** Bug
     * [MPLUGIN-106] - remove no mojo deprecation warning and throw an 
     * [MPLUGIN-109] - Misleading warning when creating a Maven plugin 
defining a custom packaging
     * [MPLUGIN-135] - Deprecated info in parameter table of goal page 
contains garbage
     * [MPLUGIN-136] - maven-plugin-tools-api requires relative script 
root paths
     * [MPLUGIN-137] - PluginDescriptorGenerator doesn't write plugin name
     * [MPLUGIN-140] - Plugin report states wrong JDK requirement

** Improvement
     * [MPLUGIN-100] - Allow customization of file encoding used for 
generated help goal
     * [MPLUGIN-101] - Allow customization of file encoding used for 
mojo extraction
     * [MPLUGIN-111] - Warn about usage of platform encoding
     * [MPLUGIN-138] - Suppress bogus warning in case goalPrefix has 
been set to default goal prefix
     * [MPLUGIN-141] - Output warning for deprecated component expressions
     * [MPLUGIN-145] - Improve Ant-Mojo support to provide parity with 
antrun plugin

** Task
     * [MPLUGIN-110] - Make easier to pass parameters into 


-The Maven team

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