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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Roadmap Proposal Plugin Releases
Date Wed, 04 Feb 2015 02:50:00 GMT
So, I've committed changes to the archetype system that I believe
correspond to the 2.2.1 level. What else wants to happen before a
release?

On Tue, Feb 3, 2015 at 9:13 PM, Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.boutemy@free.fr> wrote:
> Le lundi 2 février 2015 12:42:02 Karl Heinz Marbaise a écrit :
>> Hi,
>>
>> after some discussions at FOSDEM with Hervé, Kristian and Robert in
>> Brussels i will summarize some ideas we would like to share here:
>>
>> Make a final release of all plugins with minium Maven 2.2.1
>> (prerequisites) and Java 1.5
>>
>> The current state of this approach can be watched on the dist-tool [2]
> page.
>>
>> After that we can start making releases of the plugins which have
>> minimum Maven 3.0 and JDK 6 (I think this will bring many cleanups in
>> code etc.)
>>
>> To make this more clear for the users the plugin versions should be
>> bumped to 3.0....independant from their current version.
>>
>> This approach gives us the possibility to make in case of real bugs bug
>> fix releases of the older plugins for JDK 5 etc. without confusion JDK
>> 5/JDK6 etc.
>>
>> These are the steps to leave Maven 2 completely behind..Yeah ;-)
>>
>> Currently we have two (three) exceptions maven-site-plugin (some kind of
>> special case), maven-scm-publish-plugin and maven-shade-plugin which
>> already have the Maven 3 requirement.
> more precisely, IMHO, we'll need to document 2 exceptions:
> 1. plugins that are already at version 3.x but do not require Maven 3: maven-
> site-plugin, maven-plugin-plugin, maven-pmd-plugin, maven-compiler-plugin
> 2. plugins that require Maven 3 with version < 3.0: maven-scm-publish-plugin
> and maven-shade-plugin
>
> And we'll need to add a documentation in every plugin that changes its
> requirements to remember to end-users which is the last version that requires
> Maven 2
> Perhaps something to add to maven-docck-plugin
>
> Regards,
>
> Hervé
>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.mail-archive.com/dev%40maven.apache.org/msg102539.html
>> [2]
>> https://builds.apache.org/job/dist-tool-plugin/site/dist-tool-prerequisites.
>> html
>>
>>
>> Kind regards
>> Karl Heinz Marbaise
>>
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