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Getting error "cannot find symbol: class Scanned" while upgrading plugin from 7.2.1 to 8.2.2 Edited

I am getting following error while trying to upgrade my custom plugin from 7.2.1 to 8.2.2:


[ERROR] Failed to execute goal org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-compiler-plugin:3.6.1:compile (default-compile) on project perforce-changelist-plugin: Compilation failure
[ERROR] /C:/Apps/perforce-changelist-plugin/src/main/java/com/nvidia/plugins/jira/perforcechangelist/adminui/[29,64] cannot find symbol
[ERROR] symbol: class Scanned
[ERROR] location: package com.atlassian.plugin.spring.scanner.annotation.component

I see some packages were changed from 7.2.1 to 8.2.2. I modified those dependencies. However I don't see any spring plugins released for 8.2.2 

and I am unable to find the following dependencies in 8.2.2:





Could anybody help me figure out what needs to be done here?


Thank You in advance,

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Changes required if you're upgrading from atlassian-spring-scanner 1.x to 2.0+

  • VERY IMPORTANT! Change all the atlassian-scanner namespaces in your spring context files (where you have <scan-indexes> - see the "Spring runtime integration" example below) from to
  • Remove your dependency on atlassian-spring-scanner-runtime.
  • Change your dependency on atlassian-spring-scanner-annotation to be <scope>provided</scope>.
  • atlassian-spring-scanner-processor is gone. If you had a dependency on it, remove it.
  • Add atlassian-spring-scanner-maven-plugin to <plugins> - see example below. ** If your build then fails to find org.springframework.stereotype or javax.inject, add spring-context or javax.inject to <dependencies> with <scope>provided</scope> - you'd been relying on those transitively.
  • Remove use of @Scanned - this feature is removed. All classes are now scanned.
  • Remove 'auto-imports' attribute from <scan-indexes>.

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