How to override maven property in command line?

I have the following plain pom running by Maven 3.0.4.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<project xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0"
         xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
         xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/POM/4.0.0 http://maven.apache.org/xsd/maven-4.0.0.xsd">
    <modelVersion>4.0.0</modelVersion>

    <groupId>com.example</groupId>
    <artifactId>test</artifactId>
    <version>1.0</version>
    <packaging>jar</packaging>

</project>

I am trying to override default settings in command line like this:

mvn -Dproject.build.finalName=build clean package

But this this is ignored, and I get test-1.0.jar. I've tried to change another properties, like outputDirectory, directory, artifactId, but also failed.

What is the proper way to do this thing?

Answers


See Introduction to the POM

finalName is created as:

<build>
    <finalName>${project.artifactId}-${project.version}</finalName>
</build>

One of the solutions is to add own property:

<properties>
    <finalName>${project.artifactId}-${project.version}</finalName>
</properties>
<build>
    <finalName>${finalName}</finalName>
 </build>

And now try:

mvn -DfinalName=build clean package


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