Plugin Documentation

Goals available for this plugin:

Goal Description
assembly:help Display help information on maven-assembly-plugin.
Call mvn assembly:help -Ddetail=true -Dgoal=<goal-name> to display parameter details.
assembly:single Assemble an application bundle or distribution from an assembly descriptor. This goal is suitable either for binding to the lifecycle or calling directly from the command line (provided all required files are available before the build starts, or are produced by another goal specified before this one on the command line).
Note that the parameters descriptors, descriptorRefs, and descriptorSourceDirectory are disjoint, i.e., they are not combined during descriptor location calculation.

System Requirements

The following specifies the minimum requirements to run this Maven plugin:

Maven 3.6.3
JDK 1.8

System Requirements History

The following specifies the minimum requirements to run this Maven plugin for historical versions:

Plugin Version Maven JDK
from 3.7.0 3.6.3 8
from 3.4.0 to 3.6.0 3.2.5 8
from 3.1.0 to 3.3.0 3.0 7
3.0.0 3.0 6
2.6 2.2.1 6
from 2.2 to 2.5.5 2.2.1 5

Usage

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

<project>
  ...
  <build>
    <!-- To define the plugin version in your parent POM -->
    <pluginManagement>
      <plugins>
        <plugin>
          <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
          <artifactId>maven-assembly-plugin</artifactId>
          <version>3.7.0-SNAPSHOT</version>
        </plugin>
        ...
      </plugins>
    </pluginManagement>
    <!-- To use the plugin goals in your POM or parent POM -->
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId>
        <artifactId>maven-assembly-plugin</artifactId>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </build>
  ...
</project>

For more information, see "Guide to Configuring Plug-ins"