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Plugin tags in maven pom file.

Robin John
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Joined: Sep 10, 2008
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Hi all,

I want to know, what does the maven plugin tags do in a pom file ?? what is its use?

Thanks in advance!

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Martijn Verburg
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Maven uses a wide array of plugins to complete tasks for its various lifecycle phases, so just about everything you want to do is done by a plugin of some sort.


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