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From Russell Gold <>
Subject Re: How can I force a Maven task to depend on other Maven tasks?
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:00:35 GMT
No need to specify. Any plugins bound to generate-sources will run before the compile phase.
Are you using custom plugins? Multiple modules?

Maybe show us your pom?

On Oct 31, 2013, at 11:23 AM, Andrew Pennebaker <> wrote:

>> It sounds as though you might have intermittent tests.
> Good guess, but no. In my case, I had refactored the arity of some
> constructors, without updating all the code calling the constructors. On my
> machine, `mvn test` showed everything passing. Wasn't until a coworker ran
> `mvn test` on her computer that we saw a test failure.
> Also, on her computer, `mvn install` failed due to missing generated
> sources. Would be nice if I could specify in the pom that the
> `generate-sources` task is required before `mvn compile`.
> I'd like Maven tasks to work more like Make tasks, so that everything
> downstream gets updated based on upstream file changes.
> -- 
> Cheers,
> Andrew Pennebaker

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