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Apache Maven Shade Plugin Version 3.3.0 Released

The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache Maven Shade Plugin, version 3.3.0.

This plugin provides the capability to package the artifact in an uber-jar, including its dependencies and to shade – i.e. rename – the packages of some of the dependencies.

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


You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page

Release Notes – Maven Shade Plugin – Version 3.3.0

  • Bugs:

    • MSHADE-252 – shadeSourcesContent is broken when combined with partial relocation
    • MSHADE-396 – Improve SourceContent Shading
  • New Feature:

    • MSHADE-36 – Add option to include dependency reduced POM instead of original one
  • Improvements:

    • MSHADE-321 – Always respect ‘createDependencyReducedPom’ flag
    • MSHADE-371 – Update Shade Apache[Notice/LICENSE]ResourceTransformer to use also [NOTICE/LICENSE].md
    • MSHADE-373 – Source transformation on source jar can break OSGi resolution due to duplicated bundle name
    • MSHADE-382 – Add an option to skip execution
    • MSHADE-391 – Do not modify class files, if nothing was relocated
    • MSHADE-405 – ShowOverlapping Uses http instead of https
  • Tasks:

    • MSHADE-389 – Get rid of old baggage
    • MSHADE-390 – Implement Sisu index transformer
    • MSHADE-401 – Improve ServiceResourceTransformer
    • MSHADE-412 – SimpleRelocator can fail in NPE, in particular with manifest transformer
  • Dependency upgrades:

    • MSHADE-379 – Support Java 16 – upgrade ASM to 9.0
    • MSHADE-386 – Update JDependency to 2.6.0
    • MSHADE-407 – Update ASM to 9.2 to support Java 17


-The Apache Maven team