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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ANN] Apache Maven 3.5.0 Released
Date Sat, 08 Apr 2017 15:56:45 GMT
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Gary

On Apr 8, 2017 4:13 AM, "sebb" <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> What is the project about? Why should I be interested in it?
> [rhetorical questions]
>
> The Announce emails are sent to people not on the developer or user lists.
> Many will have no idea what the project is about.
>
> So the e-mails should contain at least brief details of what the
> product does, and some info on why the new release might be of
> interest to them.
>
> Readers should not have to click the link to find out the basic information
> (although of course it is useful to have such links for further detail).
>
> Please can you add that information to future announce mails?
>
> Thanks.
>
> I realise that Maven is a lot better known than some other ASF
> projects, however that does not mean it is universally known.
>
> HTTPD, Tomcat and Ant all include a summary of their project in Announce
> mails.
>
> On 7 April 2017 at 22:07, Stephen Connolly <stephenc@apache.org> wrote:
> > The Apache Maven team would like to announce the release of Apache Maven
> > 3.5.0.
> >
> > You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page
> >
> > http://maven.apache.org/download.cgi
> >
> > Notable changes
> > ===============
> >
> > - ANSI colors added to the console output
> > - Fix various bugs in mvn scripts regarding spaces, quotations, special
> > characters, etc. also in combination with .mvn/ -files
> > - Switch from Eclipse Aether to Maven Artifact Resolver
> >
> > What happened to Maven 3.4.0?
> > =============================
> >
> > After Maven 3.3.9 was released, the Eclipse Aether project was retired
> and
> > the code base was migrated to the Apache Maven project.
> >
> > The original goal for the 3.4.0 release was to replace Aether with the
> > exact same code after migration to the Apache Maven project and then
> > proceed with bug fixes to the resolver code as well as other areas of
> Maven.
> >
> > The migration of the code between the two foundations took longer than
> > expected and as a result there were other changes committed to Maven core
> > that were outside the scope of intent for 3.4.0.
> >
> > In order to refocus on the original intent for 3.4.0, the decision was
> > taken to revert the Maven core history to the point of the 3.3.9 release
> > and merge in the desired changes one at a time.
> >
> > Because there had been a lot of communication about different features
> > being delivered and bugs fixed in Maven 3.4.0 and the new history may not
> > contain them in the first release, the decision was taken to forever burn
> > the 3.4.x release line.
> >
> > More detail on this decision can be read in the mailing list archive[1].
> >
> > Contributors
> > ============
> >
> > The Apache Maven team would like to thank the following contributors,
> > without whom this release would not have been possible:
> >
> > Code contributors:
> >
> > - Alex Henrie
> > - Andriy
> > - Archimedes Trajano
> > - Arlo Louis O'Keeffe
> > - August Shi
> > - Christoph Böhme
> > - Harald Wellmann
> > - Jason Dillon
> > - Joseph Walton
> > - Josh Soref
> > - Miriam Lee
> > - Nemo Chen
> > - Sébastian Le Merdy
> > - Stuart McCulloch
> > - Tobias Oberlies
> > - Robert Patrick
> >
> > Issue reporters:
> >
> > - Alex Henrie
> > - Andreas Sewe
> > - Andrew Haines
> > - Andriy
> > - Anthony Whitford
> > - Archimedes Trajano
> > - August Shi
> > - Ben Caradoc-Davies
> > - Christoph Böhme
> > - Daniel Spilker
> > - Falko Modler
> > - Fred Bricon
> > - Harald Wellmann
> > - Jeffrey Alexander
> > - Josh Soref
> > - Kengo TODA
> > - Konrad Windszus
> > - Laird Nelson
> > - Larry Singer
> > - Meytal Genah
> > - Mike Drob
> > - Miriam Lee
> > - Nemo Chen
> > - Peter Kjær Guldbæk
> > - Rahul Thakur
> > - Richard Raumberger
> > - Stuart McCulloch
> > - Tobias Oberlies
> > - Zac Thompson
> >
> > Community testers participating in voting for this release series:
> >
> > -  Grzegorz Grzybek
> > -  Petr Široký
> > -  Mark Derricutt,
> > -  Dejan Stojadinović
> > -  Thomas Collignon
> > -  Fred Cooke
> > -  Raphael Ackermann
> > -  Elliot Metsger
> > -  Chas Honton
> > -  Dennis Kieselhorst
> >
> > The Apache Maven Project Management Committee would also like to thank
> all
> > the committers to the project for their efforts during the chaos that was
> > the great reset when the 3.4.x release lines were burned.
> >
> > Release Notes - Maven - Version 3.5.0
> > =====================================
> >
> > Bugs:
> >
> >     * [MNG-5297] - Site should tell 'prerequisites.maven is deprecated'
> >     * [MNG-5368] - UnsupportedOperationException thrown when version
> range
> > is not correct in dependencyManagement definitions
> >     * [MNG-5629] - ClosedChannelException from
> > DefaultUpdateCheckManager.read
> >     * [MNG-5815] - "mvn.cmd" does not indicate failure properly when
> using
> > "&&"
> >     * [MNG-5823] - mvnDebug doesn't work with M2_HOME with spaces -
> missing
> > quotes
> >     * [MNG-5829] - mvn shell script fails with syntax error on Solaris 10
> >     * [MNG-5836] - logging config is overridden by $M2_HOME/lib/ext/*.jar
> >     * [MNG-5852] - mvn shell script invokes /bin/sh but requires Bash
> > functions
> >     * [MNG-5895] - Problem with CI friendly usage of ${..} which is
> already
> > defined via property in pom file.
> >     * [MNG-5958] - java.lang.String cannot be cast to
> > org.apache.maven.lifecycle.mapping.LifecyclePhase
> >     * [MNG-5961] - Maven possibly not aware of log4j2
> >     * [MNG-5962] - mvn.cmd fails when the current directory has spaces in
> > between
> >     * [MNG-5963] - mvn.cmd does not return ERROR_CODE
> >     * [MNG-6022] - mvn.cmd fails if directory contains an ampersand (&)
> >     * [MNG-6053] - Unsafe System Properties copy in
> > MavenRepositorySystemUtils, causing NPEs
> >     * [MNG-6057] - Problem with CI friendly usage of ${..} reactor order
> is
> > changed
> >     * [MNG-6090] - CI friendly properties break submodule builds
> >     * [MNG-6105] - properties.internal.SystemProperties.
> addSystemProperties()
> > is not really thread-safe
> >     * [MNG-6109] - PluginDescriptor doesn't read since value of parameter
> >     * [MNG-6117] - ${session.parallel} not correctly set
> >     * [MNG-6144] - DefaultWagonManagerTest#testGetMissingJarForced()
> passed
> > incorrect value
> >     * [MNG-6166] - mvn dependency:go-offline fails due to missing
> > transitive dependency jdom:jdom:jar:1.1
> >     * [MNG-6168] - Fix unclosed streams
> >     * [MNG-6170] - NPE in cases using Multithreaded -T X versions:set
> > -DnewVersion=1.0-SNAPSHOT
> >     * [MNG-6171] - REGRESSION: WARNING about usage of a non threadsafe
> > marked plugin is not showed anymore
> >     * [MNG-6172] - Precedence of command-line system property options has
> > changed
> >     * [MNG-6173] - MavenSession.getAllProjects() should return all
> projects
> > in the reactor
> >     * [MNG-6176] - Javadoc errors prevent release with Java 8
> >     * [MNG-6177] - The --file command line option of the Windows and Unix
> > launchers does not work for directory names like "Spaces & Special Char"
> >     * [MNG-6180] - groupId has plain color when goal fails
> >     * [MNG-6181] - HttpClient produces a lot of noise at debug loglevel
> >     * [MNG-6183] - Dependency management debug message corrections.
> >     * [MNG-6190] - maven-resolver-provider's
> DefaultArtifactDescriptorReader
> > has mismatched constructor and initService methods
> >     * [MNG-6191] - mvn -f complains about illegal readlink option under
> > macOS
> >     * [MNG-6192] - distribution zip file has unordered entries
> >     * [MNG-6195] - Use consistent quoting forms in mvn launcher script
> >     * [MNG-6198] - mvn script fails to locate .mvn directory when pom
> > location specified with -f
> >
> > Dependency upgrades:
> >
> >     * [MNG-5967] - Dependency updates
> >     * [MNG-6110] - Upgrade Aether to Maven Resolver
> >
> > Improvements:
> >
> >     * [MNG-5579] - Unify error output/check logic from shell and batch
> > scripts
> >     * [MNG-5607] - Don't use M2_HOME in mvn shell/command scripts anymore
> >     * [MNG-5883] - Silence unnecessary legacy local repository warning
> >     * [MNG-5889] - .mvn directory should be picked when using --file
> >     * [MNG-5904] - Remove the whole Ant build
> >     * [MNG-5931] - Fixing documentation
> >     * [MNG-5934] - String handling issues identified by PMD
> >     * [MNG-5946] - Fix links etc. in README.txt which is part of the
> > delivery
> >     * [MNG-5968] - Default plugin version updates
> >     * [MNG-5975] - Use Java 7's SimpleDateFormat in CLIReportingUtils#
> > formatTimestamp
> >     * [MNG-5977] - Improve output readability of our
> MavenTransferListener
> > implementations
> >     * [MNG-5993] - Confusing error message in case of missing/empty
> > artifactId and version in pluginManagement
> >     * [MNG-6001] - Replace %HOME% with %USERPROFILE% in mvn.cmd
> >     * [MNG-6003] - Drastically reduce JAVA_HOME discovery code
> >     * [MNG-6014] - Removing ArtifactHandler for ejb3
> >     * [MNG-6017] - Removing ArtifactHandler for par LifeCycle
> >     * [MNG-6030] - ReactorModelCache do not used effectively after maven
> > version 3.0.5 which cause a large memory footprint
> >     * [MNG-6032] - WARNING during build based on absolute path in
> > assembly-descriptor.
> >     * [MNG-6068] - Document default scope compile in pom XSD and
> reference
> > documentation
> >     * [MNG-6078] - Can't overwrite properties which have been defined in
> > .mvn/maven.config
> >     * [MNG-6081] - Log refactoring - Method Invocation Replaced By
> Variable
> >     * [MNG-6102] - Introduce ${maven.conf} in m2.conf
> >     * [MNG-6115] - Add Jansi native library search path to our start
> > scripts to avoid extraction to temp file on each run
> >     * [MNG-6145] -  Remove non-existent m2 include in component.xml
> >     * [MNG-6146] - Several small stylistic and spelling improvements to
> > code and documentation
> >     * [MNG-6147] - MetadataResolutionResult#getGraph() contains
> duplicate
> > if clause
> >     * [MNG-6150] - Javadoc improvements for 3.5.0
> >     * [MNG-6163] - Introduce CLASSWORLDS_JAR in shell startup scripts
> >     * [MNG-6165] - Deprecate and replace incorrectly spelled public API
> >     * [MNG-6179] - Remove unused prerequisites
> >     * [MNG-6185] - Replace doclettag explanation with annotations in
> > AbstractMojo javadoc
> >     * [MNG-6189] - WARN if maven-site-plugin configuration contains
> > reportPlugins element
> >
> > New Features:
> >
> >     * [MNG-3507] - ANSI color logging for improved output visibility
> >     * [MNG-5878] - add support for module name != artifactId in every
> > calculated URLs (project, SCM, site): special project.directory property
> >     * [MNG-6093] - create a slf4j-simple provider extension that supports
> > level color rendering
> >     * [MNG-6182] - ModelResolver interface enhancement: addition of
> > resolveModel( Dependency ) supporting version ranges
> >
> > Tasks:
> >
> >     * [MNG-5954] - Remove outdated maven-embedder/src/main/
> > resources/META-INF/MANIFEST.MF
> >     * [MNG-6106] - Remove maven.home default value setter from m2.conf
> >     * [MNG-6136] - Upgrade Maven Wagon from 2.10 to 2.12
> >     * [MNG-6137] - Clean up duplicate dependencies caused by incomplete
> > Wagon HTTP Provider exclusions
> >     * [MNG-6138] - Remove obsolete message_*.properties form maven-core
> >     * [MNG-6140] - update documentation's dependency graph with resolver
> +
> > resolver-provider + slf4j-provider
> >     * [MNG-6151] - Force Push master from 737de43e392fc15a0ce366db98d70a
> > a18b3f6c03
> >     * [MNG-6152] - Add a Jenkinsfile so that builds.apache.org can use
> > multibranch pipeline
> >
> > Wishes:
> >
> >     * [MNG-2199] - Support version ranges in parent elements
> >     * [MNG-6088] - after forked execution success, add an empty line
> >     * [MNG-6092] - warn if prerequisites.maven is used for non-plugin
> > projects
> >
> > Enjoy,
> >
> > - The Apache Maven team
> >
> > [1]: http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@maven.apache.org/msg112103.html
>
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