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From Dennis Lundberg <denn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Suggestions User Information about Maven 2.2.1 EoL / Plugins / JDK
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2015 12:32:36 GMT
It looks good to me

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 8:02 PM, Karl Heinz Marbaise <khmarbaise@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> nothing more to improve ?
>
> Kind regards
> Karl Heinz Marbaise
> On 3/18/15 10:21 PM, Karl Heinz Marbaise wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> i have incorporated the suggestions/ideas/improvements....
>>
>> https://github.com/khmarbaise/maven2eol/blob/master/message.txt
>>
>>
>> If you have adds/supplementals/etc. please send a pull request or you
>> can create an issue...
>>
>>
>> The list of Maven versions / JDK requirements should be listed on the
>> download page...IMHO...
>>
>> Kind regards
>> Karl Heinz Marbaise
>>
>>
>> On 3/5/15 7:35 PM, Karl Heinz Marbaise wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> here is my suggestions for the user list announcement regarding Maven
>>> 2.2.1 EoL / Plugins version lift / JDK etc.
>>>
>>> Any enhancement / things which should also be mentioned please reply and
>>> make appropriate changes / Thinks which i have missed...
>>>
>>>
>>> -------------------------------------------------------------
>>> Dear Maven Users,
>>>
>>> based on the End of Life of Maven 2.2.1 (a year ago) now the time has
>>> come to make the final releases of Apache Maven Plugins which support
>>> Maven 2.X.
>>>
>>> We have documented the final releases of plugins which support Maven
>>> 2.2.1 in relationship with JDK 1.5
>>>
>>> The complete list can be found here:
>>>
>>> http://maven.apache.org/maven-2.x-eol.html
>>>
>>> The next step on our roadmap is to lift all plugin versions to 3.X to
>>> make clear those plugins will only work with Maven 3.0+ furthermore the
>>> Java minimum requirement will lifted to JDK 1.6 as well.
>>>
>>> No "rule" without exceptions. Here they come:
>>>
>>>
>>>   * maven-site-plugin (Version 3.4)
>>>     See the docs of the plugin for usage in Maven 2.X
>>>
>>>   * maven-compiler-plugin (Version 3.2)
>>>     which works with Maven 2.2.1.
>>>
>>>   * maven-plugin-plugin (Version 3.4)
>>>     which works with Maven 2.2.1
>>>
>>>   * maven-pmd-plugin (Version 3.4)
>>>     which works with Maven 2.2.1 but needs JDK 1.6
>>>
>>>
>>> The following plugins already have the Maven 3.0+ requirement:
>>>
>>> * maven-scm-publish-plugin (Version 1.1)
>>> * maven-shade-plugin (Version 2.3)
>>>
>>>
>>> So to make things more clearer here is an example:
>>>
>>> Currently we have the maven-clean-plugin with version 2.6.1.
>>>
>>> This plugin supports Maven 2.2.1 and JDK 1.5 minimum.
>>>
>>> This plugin will get a new major release with version 3.0 which has the
>>> Maven minimum 3.0 AND Jave minimum 1.6.
>>>
>>>
>>> Kind regards
>>> The Apache Maven Team
>>
>>
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