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Maven Plugin :: SoftWare IDentification (SWID) Tags Generator

This plugin manages the generation of SoftWare IDentification (SWID) Tags for a maven project and its dependencies. This plugin uses the SWID Tags Generator (Java Library) as a base.

Goals Overview

The following goals are meant to participate in the default build lifecycle:


General instructions on how to use the SWID Tags Generator Plugin can be found on the usage page. Some more specific use cases are described in the examples given below. Last but not least, users occasionally contribute additional examples, tips or errata to the plugin's discussion group.

In case you still have questions regarding the plugin's usage, please have a look at the FAQ and feel free to contact the user mailing list. The posts to the mailing list are archived and could already contain the answer to your question as part of an older thread. Hence, it is also worth browsing/searching the mail archive.

If you feel like the plugin is missing a feature or has a defect, you can fill a feature request or bug report in our issue tracker. When creating a new issue, please provide a comprehensive description of your concern. Especially for fixing bugs it is crucial that the developers can reproduce your problem. For this reason, entire debug logs, POMs or most preferably little demo projects attached to the issue are very much appreciated. Of course, patches are welcome, too. Contributors can check out the project from our source repository.


To provide you with better understanding of some usages of the SWID Tags Generator Plugin, you can take a look at the following examples: