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Maven Surefire Plugin

This is the history of features of the plugin.

Versions Release Targets  
3.0.0-M1 Maven API 3.0 and Java 1.7  
Maven Plugin API 3.0  
Java 1.7 as minimum  
@Component is deprecated. @Parameter should be used instead  
Surefire manifest jar classloading broken on latest Debian/Ubuntu Java8  
See the Release Notes for the version 3.0.0-M1  
3.0.0-M2 Fixed: JDK9 and Windows Class-Path issues, 3.0 and Legacy Report XSD, 3.0.0-M2 shadefire  
Fixed JDK9+ (Jigsaw) modular paths ( having white spaces on file system  
Windows slashes appear in relative paths of Class-Path in MANIFEST.MF (Boot Manifest-JAR)  
Surefire fails loading class ForkedBooter when using a sub-directory pom file  
Plugin fails if used Toolchains together with JDK9+ and (Jigsaw) modular paths (  
3.0 and Legacy Report XSD  
3.0.0-M2 shadefire  
Feature: Option to switch-off Java 9 modules  
Option to switch-off Java 9 modules  
See the Release Notes for the version 3.0.0-M2  
3.0.0-M3 Fixed: maven-surefire-report-plugin supports JDK11, JUnit5 issues, deprecated skipTests in Failsafe plugin, used ShadeFire 3.0.0-M2  
maven-surefire-report-plugin fails on JDK 11  
JUnit Runner that writes to System.out corrupts Surefire's STDOUT when using JUnit's Vintage Engine  
Smart stacktrace in test summary should not print JUnit5 assertion exception type  
Deprecate skipTests in Failsafe Plugin  
See the Release Notes for the version 3.0.0-M3  
3.0.0-M4 Provided 3 extensions of reporters which can be used to customize XML report, console and file reporters. It is very useful for JUnit5 users.  
The internal implementation was reworked so that new commands and events can be easily added. The impl is located in a center point and it is a prerequisite in next versions.  
Provided bug fixes for Docker Alpine/BusyBox Linux, JUnit5 and 43 more.  
ForkClient attempts to consume unrelated lines  
3.0.0-M5 Test Report tasks (prerequisite: SUREFIRE-1222 in 3.0.0-M4)  
New interprocess communication with TCP/IP which fixed current blocker and critical bugs.  
Provided extensions which can be used to customize this interprocess communication in plugin configuration. It is internally used to switch over the pipes and TCP connector.  
TCP/IP Channel for forked Surefire JVM. Extensions API and SPI. Polymorphism for remote and local process communication.  
3.0.0-M6 ReportEntry contains new fields testRunId:long and RunMode which help identifying the tests and logs. The plugin supports Java 1.8 and Maven Plugin API 3.2.5. Many bug fixes.  
ASF Release versions  
3.0.0-M7 SurefireProvider interface, TestSetRunListener, StatelessXmlReporter, and related code will be reworked. Currently, Java classes are executed as tests and we will support more.  
ASF Release versions  
3.0.0 Breaking backwards compatibility with system properties in configuration parameters, removing deprecated configuration parameters and removing deprecated code, etc.  
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