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Maven. Runner

Use this page to configure settings for the external Maven that will be used to run goals.

Item Description
Run in background Check this option to perform run as a background task.
VM Options Specify VM options that will be passed to the selected JRE.

When specifying the options, follow these rules:

  • Use spaces to separate individual options, for example, -client -ea -Xmx1024m.
  • If an option includes spaces, enclose the spaces or the argument that contains the spaces in double quotes, for example, some" "arg or "some arg".
  • If an option includes double quotes (e.g. as part of the argument), escape the double quotes by means of the backslashes, for example, -Dmy.prop=\"quoted_value\".
JRE Select the JRE that will be used to run the Maven goals.
Environment variables This field lets you set custom environment variables on the project level for running maven goals. Click the Browse button browseButton.png to open the Environment Variables dialog box, where you can create variables and specify their values.
Properties Specify the properties and their values to be passed to Maven.
add (Alt+Insert) Use this icon or shortcut to define a new property as a name - value pair.
edit1 (Enter) Use this icon or shortcut to change the selected property.
delete (Alt+Delete) Use this icon or shortcut to remove the selected properties from the list.
Skip tests Check this option to skip performing unit tests. This corresponds to the Maven option -Dmaven.test.skip=true

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Last modified: 6 April 2015