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FAQ: How To Handle Parent POM Files

You can declare the MUnit plugin in a parent POM file and every child project under this file can choose to reference this definition.

In order to make a proper use of the MUnit plugin in a parent-child POM relationship, you need to include the MUnit plugin declaration in the <pluginManagement> section of your parent pom.xml file:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project xmlns=""




This pirate-pom project declares the MUnit Maven plugin in its plugin management section, which defines a global configuration that each child under this parent can choose to reference, override or even ignore.

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