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  1. Maven
  2. MNG-980

Provide control over precedence of org.apache.maven.plugins group in search path

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0-beta-1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.7
    • Component/s: Plugins and Lifecycle
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      Description

      settings.xml has a <pluginGroups> section to list additional groupIds to search for top level m2 plugin goals.

      By default, "org.apache.maven.plugins" is not required to be present in this list, and always wins if there is a collision.

      <pluginGroups> that explicitly list "org.apache.maven.plugins" should be able to control this default behavior, so that a different plugin groupId can always win in the case of a collision.

      For example, in settings.xml:

      <pluginGroups>
      <pluginGroup>org.example.maven.plugins</pluginGroup>
      <pluginGroup>org.apache.maven.plugins</pluginGroup>
      </pluginGroups>

      This would allow "org.example.maven.plugins" to always win in the case of a collision, whereas:

      <pluginGroups>
      <pluginGroup>org.example.maven.plugins</pluginGroup>
      </pluginGroups>

      would still allow "org.apache.maven.plugins" to always win, as it does today.

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          brianf@infinity.nu Brian E. Fox (imported) added a comment -

          This is duplicated by MNG-2926

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          brianf@infinity.nu Brian E. Fox (imported) added a comment - This is duplicated by MNG-2926
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          kmcnamee Kevin McNamee added a comment -

          From working with Maven2.0 RC it seems that the <pluginGroups> are ignored altogether.
          Following the example in
          http://www.codehaus.org/~jvanzyl/maven2/guides/plugin/guide-java-plugin-development.html
          the plugin group "sample.plugin" is completely ignored in the settings.xml.

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          kmcnamee Kevin McNamee added a comment - From working with Maven2.0 RC it seems that the <pluginGroups> are ignored altogether. Following the example in http://www.codehaus.org/~jvanzyl/maven2/guides/plugin/guide-java-plugin-development.html the plugin group "sample.plugin" is completely ignored in the settings.xml.

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            • Assignee:
              brianf Brian Fox
              Reporter:
              ejit John Fallows
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