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From Dennis Lundberg <>
Subject Re: maven-site-plugin no longer multi-module?
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2010 20:54:57 GMT
On 2010-10-07 21:40, Andrew Robinson wrote:
> Thanks, I'll take the ".", "maven." and ".version" into consideration
> for our pom, but that is unrelated to the issue at hand. Either way it
> is done, the site 2.1.1 plug-in does not execute the site for the
> modules, only for the parent projects site directory. When I get a
> chance, I will put together a test case and submit a bug.

It is much easier to discuss a problem when there's a project to test
drive. File the issue here

> It seems that there are several problems with the maven site, doxia
> and related plugins in maven 2.2.1. I hope to site the site plugin
> more mature in the next maven release.

If there are issues other than the ones that are in JIRA, we'd love to
know about them. Otherwise we can try to fix them.

> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 8:45 PM, Wayne Fay <> wrote:
>>> My guess is that while dots are in general perhaps ill-advised,
>>> 'maven.' is what really causes the problem here. In my experience,
>>> dots in pom props are as common as dirt, and it's very much news to me
>>> that they are a bad idea. There are a lot of poms at Apache that will
>>> need to be edited if all dots are equally bad in prop names.
>> At some point, there was a Maven bug that basically evaluated
>> ${*.version} as equivalent to ${version} and so people were getting
>> their current project version in all kinds of places they didn't
>> expect. Ever since then, I've avoided dots in my properties names and
>> told people to avoid them likewise.
>> Wayne
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