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From Ron Wheeler <>
Subject Re: How does maven choose which plugin version to use?
Date Sun, 03 Jul 2016 23:40:32 GMT
A quick google gets you

You can add a plug-in management section to your parent pom to control 
the version used in all of your project poms.


On 03/07/2016 5:45 PM, Alex Ditu wrote:
> Hello,
> Can anyone provide some help regarding plugin versions? I want to use
> the latest version of maven-war-plugin (or at least one greater than
> 2.3); so i decided to install the latest version of maven, 3.3.9.
> But when I execute "mvn help:effective-pom" I see it still uses 2.3
> version of maven-war-plugin.
> My first question is: where does maven read wich plugin version to
> use, if I don't specify one?
> I tought it was in the super-pom, but I didn't find anything
> there...Can anyone help me understand what is happening?
> Alex
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