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From Rusty Wright <>
Subject Re: when/does maven update its plugins?
Date Sat, 18 Oct 2008 23:56:43 GMT
Ok, thanks.

Wendy Smoak wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 18, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Rusty Wright <> wrote:
>> After seeing the announcement of the new version of the Maven Resources
>> Plugin I naively thought I could simply do "mvn --update-plugins", but that
>> didn't do anything, other than give me an error from not having a pom.xml in
>> the directory I was in (and then it simply rebuilt my project when I chdir'd
>> to to a directory with one).
>> So next I removed the Resources Plugin directory in my ~/.m2 local
>> repository and ran "mvn package" and that downloaded the plugin, but version
>> 2.2.
> It depends on what version of Maven you're using.  As of 2.0.9, many
> of the plugins are locked down in the super pom inside Maven.  To get
> a newer version, you'll need to declare it and specify the version you
> want.  An organization- or project-level parent pom is a good place to
> do this, and will keep a later upgrade of Maven client from changing
> your builds.

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