Plugin Documentation

Goals available for this plugin:

GoalDescription
plexus-component-metadata:generate-metadataGenerates a Plexus components.xml component descriptor file from source (javadoc) or class annotations.
plexus-component-metadata:generate-test-metadataGenerates a Plexus components.xml component descriptor file from test source (javadoc) or test class annotations.
plexus-component-metadata:merge-metadataMerges a set of Plexus descriptors into one descriptor file.

System Requirements

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

Maven2.0
JDK1.4
MemoryNo minimum requirement.
Disk SpaceNo minimum requirement.

Usage

You could run 'mvn -up' to get the latest version of this plugin, or 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.codehaus.plexus</groupId>
          <artifactId>plexus-component-metadata</artifactId>
          <version>1.5.6-SNAPSHOT</version>
        </plugin>
        ...
      </plugins>
    </pluginManagement>
    <!-- To use the plugin goals in your POM or parent POM -->
    <plugins>
      <plugin>
        <groupId>org.codehaus.plexus</groupId>
        <artifactId>plexus-component-metadata</artifactId>
        <version>1.5.6-SNAPSHOT</version>
      </plugin>
      ...
    </plugins>
  </build>
  ...
</project>
For more information, see "Guide to Configuring Plug-ins"