The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache
Maven 3.5.4.

Apache Maven is a software project management and comprehension tool. Based
on the concept of a project object model (POM), Maven can manage a
project’s build, reporting and documentation from a central piece of

You can find out more about Apache Maven at

You can download the appropriate sources etc. from the download page:


The Apache Maven value community before code and so firstly the team would
like to thank the following contributors, without whom this release would
not have been possible:

Code contributors:

Issue reporters:

  • Falko Modler
  • Jarkko Rantavuori
  • Łukasz Dywicki
  • Mike Kelly
  • Sylwester Lachiewicz

Community testers participating in voting for this release:

  • Dejan Stojadinovic
  • Enrico Olivelli
  • Romain Manni-Bucau

Thank you all for your time and feedback (and apologies if we have missed

Release Notes – Maven – Version 3.5.4


  • MNG-6370 – ConcurrencyDependencyGraph#getNumberOfBuilds() does not remove finished projects from unfinished ones
  • MNG-6372 – On Windows Maven can output spurious ANSI escapes such as [0m [0m
  • MNG-6382 – JANSI fails frequently with NumberFormatException when building in parallel
  • MNG-6386 – ${project.baseUri} is not a valid URI (according to RFC 3986)
  • MNG-6388 – Error Fetching Artifacts: “[B cannot be cast to java.lang.String”
  • MNG-6403 – Artifact#VERSION_FILE_PATTERN does not escape period between date and time
  • MNG-6410 – Add groupId to —resume-from suggestion if artifactId is not unique in reactor


  • MNG-5756 – Java home output in mvn -v is misleading
  • MNG-5940 – Change the maven-source-plugin jar goal into jar-no-fork in Maven Super POM
  • MNG-6362 – Add documentation information for GitHub
  • MNG-6363 – Remove secret thread configuration property from code
  • MNG-6364 – Enhanced Jenkinsfile to test Core with JDK 9
  • MNG-6411 – Improve readability of project list returned when —resume-from option value is invalid


  • MNG-6377 – switch from Git-WIP to Gitbox

Dependency upgrades:

Share and Enjoy,

-The Apache Maven team