Maven Release

Maven Release provides tooling to release a project with Maven, saving a lot of repetitive, manual work.

It consists of following modules:

Module Description
maven-release-api APIs to implement to extend maven-release-plugin
maven-release-manager core classes
maven-release-plugin release plugin to use from Maven
maven-release-oddeven-policy a version policy that proposes even version numbers only for releases and odd numbers for development
maven-release-semver-policy a version policy that enforce SemVer format and upgrades minor element for next development version

Notes for Developers

There are tests in this project which require you to set the M2_HOME environment variable. Since many of the tests print error messages, it is easy to forget about this and then be puzzled.