The archetype catalog for the SDK 4.2 has not been updated
While the SDK 4.2 has been released correctly on Maven Central, the archetype catalog has not been updated.
This means that, if you're not going to download the SDK and install the archetype catalog locally with:
and/or you've no access to the Alfresco Internal repositories, you're not going to see the version `4.2.0` in the list when running:
This should've been done by the Alfresco Archetype Plugin, but for some reason, it wasn't.
Find a way to update the archetype catalog in Maven Central
Document it in the Alfresco SDK Confluence page
Nice to have
It would be also nice to understand why it didn't work, but it's not mandatory. All this stuff should be automated, but in the end knowing how to cope with the outdated, buggy, and undocumented manual release process' failures is enough.