Release Notes - Maven (moved to ASF) - Version 2.1.0 - HTML format


  • [MNG-4025] - Prominently document opt-out setting for parallel artifact resolution for users
  • [MNG-4042] - Use plexus-sec-dispatcher 1.0 in Maven core when it is released


  • [MNG-1349] - openssl checksums are not accepted by maven
  • [MNG-1585] - debug logging from wagon not shown in debug mode
  • [MNG-1992] - CLI -D should override properties in settings.xml
  • [MNG-1999] - Reporting inheritance does not work properly
  • [MNG-2432] - Apache and Mojo plugins take precendence over plugins in the pom.
  • [MNG-2605] - Profiles in profiles.xml are active by default
  • [MNG-2668] - Plugin dependencies should be considered when the reactor creates the build order list
  • [MNG-2690] - DefaultPluginManager.getConfiguredMojo() doesn't handle NoClassDefFoundError correctly
  • [MNG-2695] - -o makes build fail for snapshot plugins
  • [MNG-2720] - Multiproject dependencies not accurate for project.compileClasspathElements when run from root project
  • [MNG-3023] - Reactor projects should be included in dependency resolution
  • [MNG-3057] - properties not expanded in generated POMs when building A/B/C nested projects
  • [MNG-3139] - The skin does not exist: Unable to determine the release version
  • [MNG-3217] - a plugin's dependencies can influence other plugins in a build
  • [MNG-3271] - <excludeDefaults> does not seem to work
  • [MNG-3284] - Cached plugins are used, even when the specifically declared
  • [MNG-3314] - offline build not running, when having SNAPSHOT dependencies
  • [MNG-3621] - site url inheritance broken for UNC paths
  • [MNG-3641] - Lack of error checks on profiles
  • [MNG-3645] - Maven doesn't do strict model validation for POMs in the current reactor
  • [MNG-3719] - [regression] plugin execution ordering no longer POM ordered in 2.0.9
  • [MNG-3757] - Setting M2_HOME to nothing and running ant delets contents of the current folder
  • [MNG-3769] - [regression] Excluding relocated transitive dependencies does not work
  • [MNG-3808] - Execution order of report plugins is arbitrary if inheritance is involved
  • [MNG-3810] - [regression] Null Pointer Exception when Activation Profile Property is Empty
  • [MNG-3811] - Report plugins don't inherit configuration
  • [MNG-3899] - Inheritance does not merge extensions with same gid and aid
  • [MNG-3906] - Project-level plugin dependencies are in random order after merging
  • [MNG-3920] - Problem using velocity component
  • [MNG-3930] - mvn.bat doesn't handle ampersand in Windows user name properly
  • [MNG-3933] - Profiles.xml does not pickup OS family
  • [MNG-3940] - Interpolation of environment variables is not case-insensitive on Windows
  • [MNG-3948] - Remote repos defined by profiles outside of settings.xml are not used to resolve parent POMs
  • [MNG-3974] - New mirror syntax is not stopping on first match
  • [MNG-4016] - Properties with the prefix project/pom are not interpolated from the properties section
  • [MNG-4023] - Profiles from parent POM are injected multiple times if parent is part of reactor build
  • [MNG-4026] - [regression] Order of project class path does not match POM order during reactor build
  • [MNG-4043] - Resolve or rollback WebDAV wagon deployment issue where hostname is improperly extracted from URL
  • [MNG-4079] - Duplicate error messages
  • [MNG-4084] - Unnecessary Warning for an activate profile in child project
  • [MNG-4086] - [regression] Explicitly using plugin metaversions crashes plugin manager
  • [MNG-4087] - Percent encoded characters in file URLs are not decoded upon deployment


  • [MNG-1830] - add a 'compiled on <timestamp>' label when maven 2 is invoked with --version option
  • [MNG-1957] - <jdk></jdk> clause in the activation section has to provide more complex expressions.
  • [MNG-3424] - Respect ordering of elements as given in POM
  • [MNG-3451] - Add german translation
  • [MNG-3503] - Shade MX* classes from plexus-utils
  • [MNG-3544] - Beautify debug output for mojo parameters of type array
  • [MNG-3600] - remove default settings of 664 / 775 for permissions
  • [MNG-3787] - Add plugin version to default reports
  • [MNG-3794] - Improve error logging when downloading depedencies
  • [MNG-3795] - Add example <pluginGroups> snippet to conf/settings.xml in distribution
  • [MNG-3867] - Support MAVEN_OPTS in mvnDebug script
  • [MNG-3951] - Hide drive-relative paths from plugins
  • [MNG-3971] - Provide parity in features between native ant-mojo support and antrun plugin
  • [MNG-3975] - getArtifact(Artifact artifact, List remoteRepositories) should include Exception in debug log messages.
  • [MNG-4024] - Open up CLIManager
  • [MNG-4037] - Include Java home in version information
  • [MNG-4057] - Propose checking of plugin artifact when plugin descriptor cannot be found
  • [MNG-4075] - Tone down warnings about reactor dependencies that don't have an associated file
  • [MNG-4091] - Validate the plugin descriptors and improve error reporting when mismatched with artifact
  • [MNG-4092] - remove plugin listeners for minor memory improvement and to avoid scanning descriptors from dependencies of plugins

New Feature

  • [MNG-553] - Secure Storage of Server Passwords
  • [MNG-2097] - adding a phase called prepare-package
  • [MNG-2576] - Make Like Reactor Mode
  • [MNG-3379] - Parallel resolution of artifacts
  • [MNG-3760] - Support property ${baseurl} to get RFC-compliant URL of project base directory
  • [MNG-3914] - Add CLI option to control location of global settings from command line


  • [MNG-2387] - <active> on <proxy> in settings is misleading
  • [MNG-2883] - Make sure that the network isn't used for snapshots in offline mode when legacy repositories are used
  • [MNG-3602] - Schedule and release Doxia-1.1
  • [MNG-3842] - Revert temporary changes to scp wagon handling
  • [MNG-3936] - Remove m2.bat from distribution
  • [MNG-4030] - Release maven-plugin-tools 2.4.4/2.5 to enable enhanced ant-mojo support
  • [MNG-4031] - Release plexus-ant-factory 1.0-alpha-2.1 to enable enhanced ant-mojo support
  • [MNG-4077] - Review log level for VersionExpressionTransformation.transformVersions()


  • [MNG-4056] - Relax resolution of active project artifacts from the reactor with regard to artifact type

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