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From "Gregor B. Rosenauer (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] (MNG-5323) Add ability to interrupt a build with SUCCESS status from maven plugins.
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2012 08:28:21 GMT


Gregor B. Rosenauer commented on MNG-5323:

I thought maven would already do that if you don't supply the "clean" option..? Shouldn't
this be handled by the Plexus container itself, instead of controlling the build process from
the plugin? Seems like the tail wagging the dog to me...
> Add ability to interrupt a build with SUCCESS status from maven plugins.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: MNG-5323
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven 2 & 3
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: General, Plugin API
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.5
>         Environment: any
>            Reporter: Stanislav Tyurikov
>            Priority: Critical
>         Attachments: build_succeed_exception.patch
> Add ability to successfully finish a build from maven plugin. It can help to create maven
plugins for build optimization. Currently we can interrupt a build only to fail it (by throwing
an exception from the execute method of a mojo).
> This functionality can be easily implemented by adding BuildSuccessException to the maven
core and modifying LifecycleModuleBuilder and DefaultBuildPluginManager to process this exception
and finish the build as succeed. Any custom maven plugin can throw BuildSuccessException to
indicate the build is OK and no further steps are needed to be executed.

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