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Mojo License Maven Plugin Version 1.8 Released

The Mojo team is pleased to announce the release of the License Maven Plugin, version 1.8.

This plugin manages the license of a maven project and its dependencies (update file headers, download dependencies licenses, check thirdparty licenses, …).

Description

This License Plugin has the following goals:

  • license:add-third-party Goal to generate the third-party license file. This file contains a list of the dependencies and their licenses. Each dependency and it’s license is displayed on a single line in the format

    (<license-name>) <project-name> :: – <project-url> It will also copy it in the class-path (says add the generated directory as a resource of the build).

  • license:aggregate-add-third-party This aggregator goal (will be executed only once and only on pom projects) executed the add-third-party on all his modules (in a parellel build cycle) then aggreates all the third-party files in final one in the pom project.

  • license:check-file-header The goal to check if the state of header on project source files.

  • license:comment-style-list Displays all the available comment style to box file headers.

  • license:download-licenses Download the license files of all the current project’s dependencies, and generate a summary file containing a list of all dependencies and their licenses.

  • license:license-list Display all available licenses.

  • license:third-party-report Generates a report of all third-parties detected in the module.

  • license:update-file-header The goal to update (or add) the header on project source files. This goal replace the update-header goal which can not deal with Copyright. This goal use a specific project file descriptor project.xml to describe all files to update for a whole project.

  • license:update-project-license Updates (or creates) the main project license file according to the given license defines as licenseName. Can also generate a bundled license file (to avoid collision names in class-path). This file is by default generated in META-INF class-path directory.

Useful links

Documentation: JIRA: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MLICENSE svn: https://svn.codehaus.org/mojo/tags/license-maven-plugin-1.8

To get this update, simply specify the version in your project’s plugin configuration:

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<plugin>
  <groupId>org.codehaus.mojo</groupId>
  <artifactId>license-maven-plugin</artifactId>
  <version>1.8</version>
</plugin>

The artifacts have been deployed to the mojo repository and will be mirrored to central.

Release Notes

Bug:

  • MLICENSE-108 – copyright owner is not working properly
  • MLICENSE-113 – Eclipse Public License includes Eclipse Distribution License by mistake

Enjoy,

The Mojo team.

tony