The latest version of Eclipse (Indigo) introduces m2e 1.0, which seems to cause some problems with plugins that are not "known" by m2e.
This hits us with our setproperty plugin.
- http://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/m2e-users/thrd7.html starting at http://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/m2e-users/msg00448.html
It would seem that adding the following to our parent pom might "solve" the issue. It doesn't seem like the most elegant thing, though ...
The bug is being discussed at https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=350414