The dependency plugin
The dependency plugin gathers many features that are worth diving into them.
dependency can be either through this short name, or through its complete designation:
We have already seen the
tree goal that allows displaying on standard output the hierarchy of dependencies, as well as the
get goal that installs manually an archive to the local repository. Let's study a bit more the other features of the
The analyze goal
analyze goal (and
analyze-only) will analyze the dependencies and determine which of them are used/unused or declared/undeclared.
analyze goal is to be run standalone, whereas
analyze-only is to be used in the build lifecycle.
Let's consider ...