Put current git branch to project version

I want to put the current git branch into the version field in pom xml. I found some post in the internet suggesting to do something like:


but this seems not to work with git. Are there any other solutions?

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  • 2 Solutions collect form web for “Put current git branch to project version”

    Yes, use the git commit id plugin for maven

    It’s pretty straightforward. You can use it to get the git branch with


    So in your case it would go:


    i created a plugin for this behavior (and by extend to link sonar to my maven projects).

    The only thing you need to do is

    add following plugin to your pom.xml


    call the plugin to set the git branch

    mvn com.viae-it.maven:sonar-maven-plugin:set-git-branch

    then you can use the sonar.branch property

    Git Baby is a git and github fan, let's start git clone.