Maven commands and hint

svn checkout without subfolders

svn co --depth immediates URL
maven without internet(Without downloading)

mvn -o install
mvn --offline install

Force the check of the latest dependency jars
mvn -U install
mvn --update-snapshots install

*** -U option to update your snapshots

Skip the tests

mvn install -DskipTests

also use the maven.test.skip property to skip compiling the tests

mvn install -Dmaven.test.skip=true

Remote Debug

mvnDebug test
mvnDebug install

To avoid OutOfMemoryError

To avoid OutOfMemoryError when running maven, set environment variable MAVEN_OPTS as below

MAVEN_OPTS=-Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m

If you have issue with Maven does not find JUnit test cases to run:
By default Maven runs tests class which names start with Test or end with Test or TestCase.Do not messed up the naming convention


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