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From "Michael Boyles (Jira)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (MNG-6989) The page "Introduction to the Dependency Mechanism" shows deprecated practices
Date Tue, 15 Sep 2020 10:19:00 GMT

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Michael Boyles commented on MNG-6989:
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It's here: https://github.com/apache/maven-site/blob/master/content/apt/guides/introduction/introduction-to-dependency-mechanism.apt

> The page "Introduction to the Dependency Mechanism" shows deprecated practices
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: MNG-6989
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MNG-6989
>             Project: Maven
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Documentation: Introductions
>    Affects Versions: 3.6.3
>            Reporter: Mikaël Barbero
>            Priority: Major
>
> Page URL: https://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-dependency-mechanism.html
> The section "[Bill of Materials|https://maven.apache.org/guides/introduction/introduction-to-dependency-mechanism.html#bill-of-materials-bom-poms]"
explains that one should use some properties to define submodules versions (e.g., project1Version).
Defining versions this way lead to publish pom files with $variable in in their <version>.
This a bad practice that Maven warns about during builds. I think this should not be advocated
in an introduction guide. AFAICT, the "standard" way for handling a bom setup is to have all
modules inheriting their versions from the parent pom.
> If one committer is willing to point me where the code of this guide is stored, I may
be able to submit a patch. 



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