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Plugin Documentation

Goals available for this plugin:

Goal Description
properties:help Display help information on properties-maven-plugin.
Call mvn properties:help -Ddetail=true -Dgoal=<goal-name> to display parameter details.
properties:read-project-properties The read-project-properties goal reads property files and URLs and stores the properties as project properties. It serves as an alternate to specifying properties in pom.xml. It is especially useful when making properties defined in a runtime resource available at build time.
properties:set-system-properties Sets system properties.
properties:write-active-profile-properties Writes properties of all active profiles to a file.
properties:write-project-properties Writes project properties to a file.

System Requirements

The following specifies the minimum requirements to run this Maven plugin:

Maven 2.2.1
JDK 1.5
Memory No minimum requirement.
Disk Space No minimum requirement.

Usage

You should specify the version in your project's plugin configuration:

<project>
  ...
  <build>
    <!-- To define the plugin version in your parent POM -->
    <pluginManagement>
      <plugins>
        <plugin>
          <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
          <artifactId>properties-maven-plugin</artifactId>
          <version>1.0.0</version>
        </plugin>
        ...
      </plugins>
    </pluginManagement>
    <!-- To use the plugin goals in your POM or parent POM -->
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
        <artifactId>properties-maven-plugin</artifactId>
        <version>1.0.0</version>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </build>
  ...
</project>

For more information, see "Guide to Configuring Plug-ins"