Unable to process plugin to generate OSGi manifest


Im developing a menu plugin.

I'm using jira 4.2

When i finish the plugin, i do atlas-debug and it gives:

2013-09-24 11:23:17,151 localhost-startStop-1 ERROR      [atlassian.plugin.loaders.ScanningPluginLoader] Unable to deploy plugin '${project.groupId}.${project.artifactId}', file Unit: C:\Users\Luis Daniel\jiraSpace\B2bImportAndReportsSections\target\jira\home\plugins\installed-plugins\B2bImportAndReportsSections-1.0.jar (1380014280184)
com.atlassian.plugin.PluginParseException: Unable to process plugin to generate OSGi manifest
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.transform.stage.GenerateManifestStage.execute(GenerateManifestStage.java:154)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.transform.DefaultPluginTransformer.transform(DefaultPluginTransformer.java:190)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.OsgiPluginFactory.createOsgiPluginJar(OsgiPluginFactory.java:250)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.OsgiPluginFactory.create(OsgiPluginFactory.java:162)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.loaders.ScanningPluginLoader.deployPluginFromUnit(ScanningPluginLoader.java:116)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.loaders.ScanningPluginLoader.loadAllPlugins(ScanningPluginLoader.java:89)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.manager.DefaultPluginManager.init(DefaultPluginManager.java:136)
	at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.JiraPluginManager.start(JiraPluginManager.java:52)
	at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager$PluginSystem.start(ComponentManager.java:1326)
	at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.quickStart(ComponentManager.java:227)
	at com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager.start(ComponentManager.java:212)
	at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.ConsistencyLauncher.launchConsistencyChecker(ConsistencyLauncher.java:63)
	at com.atlassian.jira.upgrade.ConsistencyLauncher.contextInitialized(ConsistencyLauncher.java:42)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.listenerStart(StandardContext.java:4887)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal(StandardContext.java:5381)
	at org.apache.catalina.util.LifecycleBase.start(LifecycleBase.java:150)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChildInternal(ContainerBase.java:901)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.ContainerBase.addChild(ContainerBase.java:877)
	at org.apache.catalina.core.StandardHost.addChild(StandardHost.java:633)
	at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig.deployWAR(HostConfig.java:977)
	at org.apache.catalina.startup.HostConfig$DeployWar.run(HostConfig.java:1654)
	at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Executors.java:439)
	at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync.innerRun(FutureTask.java:303)
	at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(FutureTask.java:138)
	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.runTask(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:895)
	at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:918)
	at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:662)
Caused by: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Plugin version '${project.version}' is required and must be able to be parsed as an OSGi version - MAJOR.MINOR.MICRO.QUALIFIER
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.transform.stage.GenerateManifestStage.validateOsgiVersionIsValid(GenerateManifestStage.java:247)
	at com.atlassian.plugin.osgi.factory.transform.stage.GenerateManifestStage.execute(GenerateManifestStage.java:147)
	... 26 more

and in jira administration> plugins, it show:


Vendor: (unknown)
Plugin Version: 0.0
JIRA Version: 0.0
Installation Mode: Embedded
There were errors loading this plugin:
Unable to process pugin to generate OSGi manifest

Im noob in this and my english is so poor.

your help is welcome


6 answers

1 accepted

I tried a lot of changes in the pom, at finally i change the packaging to :


The plugin did not break and then worked well

Thanks for your help

The naming of the plugin version should be proper in your plugin pom.xml. i had a similar problem...when i tried naming the version as "v1.0.0" i was getting similar error and when i changed the name of the version to "1.0.0" it worked like a charm!

Sorry, i don't get what he means by "compiled version isn't setting up the version string properly in Eclipse"

you give plugin version other than 0.0 and check.

have a doubt what is <jira.version> in your pom.xml

Im using 4.2

I attach the pom properties


Hello Daniel; have you updated your atlassian SDK to the last version?


Hello Jaime,

Yes i have updated it, and it still crashing

0 vote

For me it was having a version of the plugin that looked like "1.0." instead of "1.0.0"

For me it as <application-version> tag. changing it from 

&lt;application-version min="6.2" max="6.4.12"/&gt;


&lt;application-version min="6.2" max="6.4"/&gt;

solved it.

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