Release Notes - Maven - Version 2.2.0 - HTML format

Sub-task

  • [MNG-4144] - document escape character for curly braces in clear-text passwords for settings.xml password security
  • [MNG-4145] - switch to released versions of plexus-sec-dispatcher (and by ext. plexus-cipher) once they're available

Bug

  • [MNG-2738] - 1-char profile names cannot be activated with -P
  • [MNG-3401] - Plugin parameters must be specified outside an execution block when they are invoked from the command line
  • [MNG-3776] - Namespace misspelled in settings.xml
  • [MNG-4074] - cyclic reference with 2.1.0-RC1 that doesn't occur with 2.0.10
  • [MNG-4082] - Encryption is triggered if passwords merely contain curly braces
  • [MNG-4126] - [regression] Properties defined in profiles.xml of parent are not inherited during multimodule build
  • [MNG-4137] - NPE in DefaultLIfecycleExecutor when run from within Hudson builds
  • [MNG-4140] - Properties incorrectly replaced in pom
  • [MNG-4146] - password security doesn't work with custom password providers
  • [MNG-4147] - very long passwords cause LightweightHTTP wagon to line-wrap the Base64-encoded Authorization header
  • [MNG-4165] - http session cookies rejected with non-lightweight http wagon (maybe with lightweight one too)
  • [MNG-4166] - Problem parsing command-line options in release:perform
  • [MNG-4167] - version-expression transformation interferes with plugins like GPG
  • [MNG-4168] - String index out of range: 43807
  • [MNG-4179] - [regression] Artifact download hangs upon transfer failure
  • [MNG-4184] - [regression] maven2.1 fails with cyclic dependency in case of extension/dependency for report-plugin to reactor-project
  • [MNG-4207] - Plugins that use ArtifactResolver with http repositories AND depend on log4j run into ExceptionInInitializerError
  • [MNG-4213] - preemptive auth in non-lightweight http wagon causes Unauthorized responses from some servers
  • [MNG-4219] - update plexus-utils to avoid leaking processes in CommandLineUtils.getSystemEnvars()

Improvement

  • [MNG-3203] - maven should execute compiler:compile and :test-compile in separate executions, to allow separate configuration
  • [MNG-3834] - Improve error message when dependency with classifier is missing version
  • [MNG-4210] - Remove log4j configuration warning

Task

  • [MNG-4143] - Update Java requirement to 1.5
  • [MNG-4169] - Remove invocation of maven-plugin-plugin:updatePluginRegistry from default lifecycle bindings

Wish

  • [MNG-4139] - avoid the schema location in generated maven-metadata*.xml

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