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The commons-build:readme-md goal generates a README.md file for a component. Execute the goal using the following command:

mvn commons-build:readme-md

Note: The README.md should be regenerated after every release of the component since it contains the maven coordinates of the latest release.

This goal uses the following:


To generate a README.md, the following properties are configured in the component's pom.xml

  • commons.componentid - Commons component ID
  • commons.jira.id - Commons JIRA ID
  • commons.release.version - The version number of the latest release of the component

Example configuration for Commons Text: