XMvn 0.4.0 was released. Because some of you expressed an interest in seeing release notes
on this list, I am posting them now.
What's new in XMvn 0.4.0
* Major features
* Improved configuration
Starting from version 0.4.0 XMvn is configured using XML configuration files instead of
environmental variables. The configuration model was built using Modello and it's
fully documented. The XML model supports new configuration options, it's more flexible
and has new features, such as inheritance of different configuration files.
* Improved bootstrapping
Prior to version 0.4.0 XMvn used to be bootstrapped using a custom launcher code. In
version 0.4.0 XMvn Launcher module was dropped and bootstrapping process was migrated to
standard Classworlds launcher. Now the bootstrap process can be controlled with standard
* New site
Now XMvn site is created from XMvn POM using Maven Site Plugin. It contains much more
detailed information about the project, including release notes, Javadocs, source
cross-reference and much more.
* Major bugfixes
* XMvn installation now uses standard Maven directory layout, which improves
integration with other Maven components and fixes problems with Maven Invoker.
* Minor features
* Improved support for Fedora Software Collections
* Enchanced artifact blacklist
* Improved logging
* Added m2eclipse configuration to POM
* Javadocs use API diagrams generated with Graphviz
* Minor bugfixes
* Many minor bugfixes, see git log for a full list
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