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Goal that sets a property pointing to the artifact file for each project dependency. For each dependency (direct and transitive) a project property will be set which follows the groupId:artifactId:type:[classifier] form and contains the path to the resolved artifact.


  • Requires a Maven project to be executed.
  • Requires dependency resolution of artifacts in scope: test.
  • The goal is thread-safe and supports parallel builds.
  • Since version: 2.2.
  • Binds by default to the lifecycle phase: initialize.

Optional Parameters

Name Type Since Description
<skip> boolean 2.7 Skip plugin execution completely.
Default value is: false.
User property is: mdep.skip.

Parameter Details


Skip plugin execution completely.
  • Type: boolean
  • Since: 2.7
  • Required: No
  • User Property: mdep.skip
  • Default: false