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Remove redundant explicit dependency versions

org.openrewrite.maven.RemoveRedundantDependencyVersions
Remove explicitly-specified dependency versions when a parent POM's dependencyManagement specifies the version.

Recipe source

  • groupId: org.openrewrite
  • artifactId: rewrite-maven
  • version: 8.17.1

Options

Type
Name
Description
Example
String
groupPattern
Optional. Group glob expression pattern used to match dependencies that should be managed.Group is the first part of a dependency coordinate com.google.guava:guava:VERSION.
com.google.*
String
artifactPattern
Optional. Artifact glob expression pattern used to match dependencies that should be managed.Artifact is the second part of a dependency coordinate com.google.guava:guava:VERSION.
guava*
Boolean
onlyIfVersionsMatch
Optional. Only remove the explicit version if it matches the managed dependency version. Default true.
List
except
Optional. Accepts a list of GAVs. Dependencies matching a GAV will be ignored by this recipe. GAV versions are ignored if provided.
com.jcraft:jsch

Usage

This recipe has no required configuration parameters and comes from a rewrite core library. It can be activated directly without adding any dependencies.
Maven POM
Maven Command Line
Moderne CLI
  1. 1.
    Add the following to your pom.xml file:
pom.xml
<project>
<build>
<plugins>
<plugin>
<groupId>org.openrewrite.maven</groupId>
<artifactId>rewrite-maven-plugin</artifactId>
<version>5.23.1</version>
<configuration>
<activeRecipes>
<recipe>org.openrewrite.maven.RemoveRedundantDependencyVersions</recipe>
</activeRecipes>
</configuration>
</plugin>
</plugins>
</build>
</project>
  1. 2.
    Run mvn rewrite:run to run the recipe.
You will need to have Maven installed on your machine before you can run the following command.
shell
mvn -U org.openrewrite.maven:rewrite-maven-plugin:run -Drewrite.activeRecipes=org.openrewrite.maven.RemoveRedundantDependencyVersions
You will need to have configured the Moderne CLI on your machine before you can run the following command.
shell
mod run . --recipe RemoveRedundantDependencyVersions

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