Ship Maven Plugin

The Ship Plugin provides a means of integrating Continuous Deployment scripts into the Maven release process.

Goals Overview

The Ship Plugin has the following goal.

  • ship:ship Resolves the specified version of the project artifacts and passes them to the ship script.

Usage

General instructions on how to use the Ship Plugin can be found on the usage page. Some more specific use cases are described in the examples given below. Last but not least, users occasionally contribute additional examples, tips or errata to the plugin's wiki page.

In case you still have questions regarding the plugin's usage feel free to contact the user mailing list. The posts to the mailing list are archived and could already contain the answer to your question as part of an older thread. Hence, it is also worth browsing/searching the mail archive.

If you feel like the plugin is missing a feature or has a defect, you can fill a feature request or bug report in our issue tracker. When creating a new issue, please provide a comprehensive description of your concern. Especially for fixing bugs it is crucial that the developers can reproduce your problem. For this reason, entire debug logs, POMs or most preferably little demo projects attached to the issue are very much appreciated. Of course, patches are welcome, too. Contributors can check out the project from our source repository and will find supplementary information in the guide to helping with Maven.

Examples

To provide you with better understanding of some usages of the Ship Plugin, you can take a look into the following examples: