Maven – still giving me the shits

Some months ago, I wrote about how the Maven Eclipse Plugin 2.7 release didn’t fix a bug introduced in 2.6

Well, neither does the newly released 2.8 version.

Guys, I know you didn’t hear me earlier, but for pity’s sake – DO NOT RELEASE SOFTWARE while you still have critical bugs open. If you don’t want to fix the bugs, edit the issue so it’s no longer bloody marked as critical.

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Author: Robert Watkins

My name is Robert Watkins. I am a software developer and have been for over 18 years now. I currently work for people, but my opinions here are in no way endorsed by them (which is cool; their opinions aren’t endorsed by me either). My main professional interests are in Java development, using Agile methods, with a historical focus on building web based applications. I’m also a Mac-fan and love my iPhone, which I’m currently learning how to code for. I live and work in Brisbane, Australia, but I grew up in the Northern Territory, and still find Brisbane too cold (after 16 years here). I’m married, with two children and one cat. My politics are socialist in tendency, my religious affiliation is atheist (aka “none of the above”), my attitude is condescending and my moral standing is lying down.

One thought on “Maven – still giving me the shits”

  1. Out of curiosity, have you tried m2eclipse? I haven’t used the eclipse plugin for probably 2 years since switching. It’s definitely not perfect, but works MUCH better than the bad old way, IMO

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