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versions:update-child-modules

Full name:

org.codehaus.mojo:versions-maven-plugin:2.13.0:update-child-modules

Description:

Scans the current projects child modules, updating the versions of any which use the current project to the version of the current project.

Attributes:

  • Requires a Maven project to be executed.
  • Executes as an aggregator plugin.
  • The goal is thread-safe and supports parallel builds.
  • Since version: 1.0-alpha-2.

Optional Parameters

Name Type Since Description
<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.
<changeRecorderFormat> String 2.11 The format used to record changes. If "none" is specified, no changes are recorded.
Default value is: none.
User property is: changeRecorderFormat.
<changeRecorderOutputFile> File 2.11 The output file used to record changes.
Default value is: ${project.build.directory}/versions-changes.xml.
User property is: changeRecorderOutputFile.
<generateBackupPoms> boolean 1.0-alpha-3 Controls whether a backup pom should be created.
Default value is: true.
User property is: generateBackupPoms.
<ignoredVersions> Set 2.13.0

Allows specifying ignored versions directly as an alternative to providing the ruleSet parameter; mainly created for -D property usage.

Example: "1\.0\.1,.+-M.,.*-SNAPSHOT"

Currently, this parameter will override the defined ruleSet


User property is: maven.version.ignore.
<ruleSet> RuleSet 2.13.0

Allows specifying the RuleSet object describing rules on artifact versions to ignore when considering updates.


<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

<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

<changeRecorderFormat>

The format used to record changes. If "none" is specified, no changes are recorded.
  • Type: java.lang.String
  • Since: 2.11
  • Required: No
  • User Property: changeRecorderFormat
  • Default: none

<changeRecorderOutputFile>

The output file used to record changes.
  • Type: java.io.File
  • Since: 2.11
  • Required: No
  • User Property: changeRecorderOutputFile
  • Default: ${project.build.directory}/versions-changes.xml

<generateBackupPoms>

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

<ignoredVersions>

Allows specifying ignored versions directly as an alternative to providing the ruleSet parameter; mainly created for -D property usage.

Example: "1\.0\.1,.+-M.,.*-SNAPSHOT"

Currently, this parameter will override the defined ruleSet

  • Type: java.util.Set
  • Since: 2.13.0
  • Required: No
  • User Property: maven.version.ignore

<ruleSet>

Allows specifying the RuleSet object describing rules on artifact versions to ignore when considering updates.

  • Type: org.codehaus.mojo.versions.model.RuleSet
  • Since: 2.13.0
  • Required: No

<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