Goals available for this plugin:

Goal Description
release-candidate:updateVersion

Updates the pom.xml project version as per the configured releaseVersionFormat template.

The original structure of the pom.xml file is preserved when the file is updated (including the comments, whitespace, formatting, etc.), so that the only thing that changes is the version number.

release-candidate:version Retrieves project version specified in pom.xml and outputs it either to stdout or to a file, depending on configuration.

System Requirements

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

Maven 3.2.5
JDK 1.6
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>com.smartcodeltd</groupId>
          <artifactId>release-candidate-maven-plugin</artifactId>
          <version>1.0-201609171818.3e8187b</version>
        </plugin>
        ...
      </plugins>
    </pluginManagement>
    <!-- To use the plugin goals in your POM or parent POM -->
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>com.smartcodeltd</groupId>
        <artifactId>release-candidate-maven-plugin</artifactId>
        <version>1.0-201609171818.3e8187b</version>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </build>
  ...
</project>

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

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Version: 1.0-201609171818.3e8187b. Last Published: 2016-09-17.