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versions:use-latest-releases

Full name:

org.codehaus.mojo:versions-maven-plugin:2.5:use-latest-releases

Description:

Replaces any release versions with the latest release version.

Attributes:

  • Requires a Maven project to be executed.
  • Executes by direct invocation only.
  • Since version: 1.0-alpha-3.

Optional Parameters

Name Type Since Description
allowIncrementalUpdates boolean 1.2 Whether to allow the incremental version number to be changed.
Default value is: true.
User property is: allowIncrementalUpdates.
allowMajorUpdates boolean 1.2 Whether to allow the major version number to be changed.
Default value is: true.
User property is: allowMajorUpdates.
allowMinorUpdates boolean 1.2 Whether to allow the minor version number to be changed.
Default value is: true.
User property is: allowMinorUpdates.
allowSnapshots boolean 1.0-alpha-1 Whether to allow snapshots when searching for the latest version of an artifact.
Default value is: false.
User property is: allowSnapshots.
excludeReactor boolean 1.0-alpha-3 Whether to skip processing dependencies that are produced as part of the current reactor.
Default value is: true.
User property is: excludeReactor.
excludes String[] 1.0-beta-1 A list of artifact patterns to exclude. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". This configuration setting is ignored if excludesList is defined.
excludesList String 1.0-beta-1 A comma separated list of artifact patterns to exclude. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". Designed to allow specifing the set of excludes from the command line. When specifying excludes from the pom, use the excludes configuration instead. If this property is specified then the exclude configuration is ignored.
User property is: excludes.
generateBackupPoms boolean 1.0-alpha-3 Controls whether a backup pom should be created.
Default value is: true.
User property is: generateBackupPoms.
includes String[] 1.0-beta-1 A list of artifact patterns to include. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". This configuration setting is ignored if includesList is defined.
includesList String 1.0-beta-1 A comma separated list of artifact patterns to include. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". Designed to allow specifing the set of includes from the command line. When specifying includes from the pom, use the includes configuration instead. If this property is specified then the include configuration is ignored.
User property is: includes.
processDependencies boolean 1.0-alpha-3 Whether to process the dependencies section of the project.
Default value is: true.
User property is: processDependencies.
processDependencyManagement boolean 1.0-alpha-3 Whether to process the dependencyManagement section of the project.
Default value is: true.
User property is: processDependencyManagement.
processParent boolean 2.3 Whether to process the parent section of the project. If not set will default to false.
Default value is: false.
User property is: processParent.
rulesUri String 1.0-alpha-3 URI of a ruleSet file containing the rules that control how to compare version numbers. The URI could be either a Wagon URI or a classpath URI (e.g. classpath:///package/sub/package/rules.xml).
User property is: maven.version.rules.
serverId String 1.0-alpha-3 settings.xml's server id for the URL. This is used when wagon needs extra authentication information.
Default value is: serverId.
User property is: maven.version.rules.serverId.

Parameter Details

allowIncrementalUpdates:

Whether to allow the incremental version number to be changed.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.2
  • Required: No
  • User Property: allowIncrementalUpdates
  • Default: true

allowMajorUpdates:

Whether to allow the major version number to be changed.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.2
  • Required: No
  • User Property: allowMajorUpdates
  • Default: true

allowMinorUpdates:

Whether to allow the minor version number to be changed.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.2
  • Required: No
  • User Property: allowMinorUpdates
  • Default: true

allowSnapshots:

Whether to allow snapshots when searching for the latest version of an artifact.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-1
  • Required: No
  • User Property: allowSnapshots
  • Default: false

excludeReactor:

Whether to skip processing dependencies that are produced as part of the current reactor.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: excludeReactor
  • Default: true

excludes:

A list of artifact patterns to exclude. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". This configuration setting is ignored if excludesList is defined.
  • Type: java.lang.String[]
  • Since: 1.0-beta-1
  • Required: No

excludesList:

A comma separated list of artifact patterns to exclude. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". Designed to allow specifing the set of excludes from the command line. When specifying excludes from the pom, use the excludes configuration instead. If this property is specified then the exclude configuration is ignored.
  • Type: java.lang.String
  • Since: 1.0-beta-1
  • Required: No
  • User Property: excludes

generateBackupPoms:

Controls whether a backup pom should be created.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: generateBackupPoms
  • Default: true

includes:

A list of artifact patterns to include. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". This configuration setting is ignored if includesList is defined.
  • Type: java.lang.String[]
  • Since: 1.0-beta-1
  • Required: No

includesList:

A comma separated list of artifact patterns to include. Follows the pattern "groupId:artifactId:type:classifier:version". Designed to allow specifing the set of includes from the command line. When specifying includes from the pom, use the includes configuration instead. If this property is specified then the include configuration is ignored.
  • Type: java.lang.String
  • Since: 1.0-beta-1
  • Required: No
  • User Property: includes

processDependencies:

Whether to process the dependencies section of the project.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: processDependencies
  • Default: true

processDependencyManagement:

Whether to process the dependencyManagement section of the project.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: processDependencyManagement
  • Default: true

processParent:

Whether to process the parent section of the project. If not set will default to false.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 2.3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: processParent
  • Default: false

rulesUri:

URI of a ruleSet file containing the rules that control how to compare version numbers. The URI could be either a Wagon URI or a classpath URI (e.g. classpath:///package/sub/package/rules.xml).
  • Type: java.lang.String
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: maven.version.rules

serverId:

settings.xml's server id for the URL. This is used when wagon needs extra authentication information.
  • Type: java.lang.String
  • Since: 1.0-alpha-3
  • Required: No
  • User Property: maven.version.rules.serverId
  • Default: serverId