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The commons-release:vote-txt goal generates a VOTE.txt file for a component. Execute the goal using the following command:

mvn commons-release:vote-txt

Note: The VOTE.txt should be regenerated before every release candidate.

This goal uses the following:


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

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

Example configuration for Commons Chain: