The Apache Maven team is pleased to announce the release of the Apache
Maven 3.6.0.

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

Code Contributors of this release:

  • Christoph Kunze
  • David Churcher

Issue Reporters of this release:

  • Richard van der Hoff
  • Jörg Sesterhenn
  • Andreas Sewe
  • David Churcher
  • Adam John Burley
  • Alexander Griesbaum
  • Christoph Amshoff
  • Seckin Onur Selamet
  • Phillip Webb
  • John Canny
  • Hoa Phan

Many thanks to contributors and reporters for the support and time.

Participants to the VOTE of the Maven 3.6.0 Release:

  • Filipe Sousa
  • Eric Lilja
  • Enrico Olivelli
  • Gary Gregory
  • Thomas Collignon

Many thanks to those who tested the Maven releases
and thanks for their support as well.

Release Notes – Maven – Version 3.6.0


  • MNG-6311 – Maven intolerably slow when import scope used heavily in large project
  • MNG-6358 – Maven build should not require access to
  • MNG-6383 – ProjectBuilder unnecessarily rebuilds modules with ci-friendly versions
  • MNG-6412 – Exceeding project discovery time when using CI friendly versions
  • MNG-6415 – Project Artifacts Cache does not retain the order of classpath entries.
  • MNG-6472 – Mockito cannot mock this class: interface org.eclipse.aether.impl.RepositoryEventDispatcher
  • MNG-6490 – Maven shall not fail reporting circular dependency when the dependency is a classified secondary artifact


  • MNG-4508 – No way to avoid adding artifactId to site urls
  • MNG-5951 – add an option to avoid path addition to inherited URLs
  • MNG-6059 – Important use cases not covered, as child.inherit.append.path affects all children
  • MNG-6164 – Collections inconsistently immutable
  • MNG-6391 – Printout version of last built module in reactor build
  • MNG-6414 – Add more Apache license header patterns to skip downloading Apache license
  • MNG-6467 – Remove plugin definition from pom file which is inherited
  • MNG-6480 – site is down, and you are unable to build Maven?
  • MNG-6492 – Minor improvement on Array construction, converson


  • MNG-6475 – Remove guava dependencies

Dependency upgrades:

  • MNG-6424 – Upgrade plexus-interpolation to 1.25
  • MNG-6449 – Upgrade parent to 32
  • MNG-6473 – Update Mockito to 2.21.0
  • MNG-6478 – Upgrade parent to 33 for sha512 checksum on release
  • MNG-6479 – Upgrade XMLUnit to 2.2.1
  • MNG-6486 – Upgrade to Wagon 3.2.0
  • MNG-6489 – Upgrade Maven Resolver to 1.3.0
  • MNG-6491 – Upgrade commons-lang3 to 3.8.1
  • MNG-6496 – Upgrade Maven Resolver to 1.3.1
  • MNG-6497 – Upgrade guice to 4.2.1

  • The Apache Maven team