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From Benson Margulies <>
Subject Re: If you are wondering why site:site seems to take about a week ...
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2012 19:05:36 GMT
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Christopher Tubbs <> wrote:
> Moving to the natural Maven 3 usage of maven-site-plugin as a normal build
> plugin, with configuration for reporting, instead of dealing with the
> massive "reporting" section that gets mapped to the maven-site-plugin, may
> also help.

Just the opposite. As a member of the Maven PMC, I can sadly report
that we currently recommend *against* that. It was not thought
through, it doesn't work very well, and in particular it makes this
problem worse.

> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 6:46 PM, Josh Elser <> wrote:
>> +1 For moving cobertura to its own profile, add something saying so to the
>> readme/website, and let people decide when they want to activate it.
>> On 11/18/2012 05:56 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:
>>> There's a very longstanding bug/confusion in Maven that results from
>>> reporting plugins that fork executions. That's not the same thing as
>>> forking a jvm, it's an internal maven business where a plugin says,
>>> 'whoops, to run me you have to make a whole new maven and run all this
>>> other stuff first'.
>>> The cobertura plugin does this. So does Javadoc in some really irritating
>>> cases.
>>> If folks would like a faster site build, I'd suggest moving cobertura
>>> to a profile.
>>> If the current 'go for coffee' situation doesn't bother anyone too
>>> much, we can leave it alone.

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