Wednesday, 12. January 2011
How to Inherit from a Maven Plugin
For PatternTesting I wanted to inherit classes from the aspectj-maven-plugin but the parameters of the super class were not inialized by Plexus. Why? Because the javadoc tags are not accessible to Plexus.

For that reason there is a maven-inherit-plugin available, which allows you to extend non-local Maven plugins. You must add the OPS4J repository (as described on the maven-inherit-plugin page) and follow the steps of the usage page.

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