Minijar Maven Plugin

This plugin is deprecated and no longer in active development. The functionality has been included into the maven shade plugin. Please use that instead. See


This plugin analysis the (transitive) dependencies of a project on the class level. Quite often you don't need all that classes from dependencies like commons-lang (just to give an example). Maybe you use 1-2 classes. So what to do? Copy-and-past the code you need? Don't! Minijar can create a mini version of your dependencies that just fulfills your needs.