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The following tag libraries and tags are provided by this plugin.

  1. changes:transform
    1. release-version

changes:transform Tag Library

release-version Tag

Updates the changes.xml file in preparation for a release. Used by the scm:prepare-release goal.

version No The version attribute of the release tag in changes.xml.
encoding Yes The encoding of changes.xml file. If not given, the property maven.changes.outputencoding will be used.
date Yes The date attribute of the release tag in changes.xml. If not given, the current date will be used.