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From Anders Hammar <>
Subject Re: Apache Maven JDeps Plugin
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2015 08:04:02 GMT

Wrt to the goal names, do we want the "test-xxx" syntax instead of
"testXxx" (used in m-compiler-p and m-resources-p)? "test-xxx" is used in
some other core plugins as well.


On Sat, Feb 14, 2015 at 4:32 PM, Robert Scholte <>

> Hi,
> during FOSDEM 2015 a few members of the Apache Maven team visited a talk
> of Oracle, presented by Rory O'Donnell and Dalibor Topic.
> Their talk ended with encouraging everybody to use the JDeps tool to
> analyze your dependencies in preparation of JDK9s jigsaw.
> On behalf of the Maven team I've picked up the task to develop a plugin
> which can do the analysis during the build of a Java project. Call it a
> thin Maven wrapper around the JDeps tool.
> The sources can be found here:
> The documentation can be found here:
> plugin-LATEST/maven-jdeps-plugin/
> plugin-LATEST/maven-jdeps-plugin/usage.html
> There's a SNAPSHOT version availabe at
> The plugin is still in development, but now would be an appropriate moment
> to share your thoughts on what this plugin should do. For instance: break
> the build if the project depends on JDK internal APIs (already implemented).
> So please, share your ideas.
> thanks,
> Robert Scholte
> ps. Quite a lot of users relate the plugin version to the Maven version.
> For that reason the maven-jdeps-plugin version starts with 3.0, indicating
> you need to use at least Maven-3.
> ps2. Documentation already refers to Apache Maven 3.2.6, even though it is
> not released yet. Chances are that Maven 3.2.6 will be released before
> Maven JDeps Plugin 3.0
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