Affects Version/s: 2.2-beta-4
Fix Version/s: None
The maven jar plugin supports the behavior of manifestEntries overriding the manifestFile as indicated here:
However, within the maven assembly plugin, if manifestFile is specified, manifestEntries is ignored.
The problem appears to be in the class ManifestConfigurationFinalizer:
I believe the fix is to change to the following (this already handles merging the manifest file with the configured manifestEntries)