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From "Vincent Siveton (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (MNG-3242) It's not possible to get a property with unescaped & sign for urls
Date Sat, 05 Jan 2008 14:26:57 GMT


Vincent Siveton commented on MNG-3242:

Could you provide us your pom? 

The following should work:


> It's not possible to get a property with unescaped & sign for urls
> ------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: MNG-3242
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven 2
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: General
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.6
>            Reporter: Nils Eckert
>             Fix For: 2.0.x
> I found no way to create a property with a not escaped ampersand (&-sign). This is
needed for a MySQL jdbc-connection String with some connection variabled and should be filtered
in a properties file during compile phase.
> It tried to escape it with &amp; This leeds to following error: Project build error
Cannot read project model from interpolating filter of serialized version.
> It is no option to use a double escaping with &amp;amp;. Here I get a &amp; in
my connection url.
> I also tried to use a <[CDATA[ ... ]]> with the same problems. It's not possible
to use & sign. And if I use &amp; this escaped tag appears in my properties file after

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