Maven CLI Options Reference – Command Line | Maven Command Line Cheatsheet

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Maven CLI Options Reference

Options Description
-am,--also-make If project list is specified, also build projects required by the list
-amd,--also-make-dependents If project list is specified, also build projects that depend on projects on the list
B,–batch-mode Run in non-interactive (batch) mode
-C,--strict-checksums Fail the build if checksums don’t match
-c,--lax-checksums Warn if checksums don’t match
-cpu,--check-plugin-updates Ineffective, only kept for backward compatibility
-D,--define <arg> Define a system property
-e,--errors Produce execution error messages
-emp,--encrypt-master-password <arg> Encrypt master security password
-ep,--encrypt-password <arg> Encrypt server password
-f,--file <arg> Force the use of an alternate POM file (or directory with pom.xml).
-fae,--fail-at-end Only fail the build afterwards; allow all non-impacted builds to continue
-ff,--fail-fast Stop at first failure in reactorized builds
-fn,--fail-never NEVER fail the build, regardless of project result
-gs,--global-settings <arg> Alternate path for the global settings file
-h,--help Display help information
-l,--log-file <arg> Log file to where all build output will go.
-llr,--legacy-local-repository Use Maven 2 Legacy Local Repository behaviour, ie no use of _maven.repositories. Can also be activated by using -Dmaven.legacyLocalRepo=true
-N,--non-recursive Do not recurse into sub-projects
-npr,--no-plugin-registry Ineffective, only kept for backward compatibility
-npu,--no-plugin-updates Ineffective, only kept for backward compatibility
-nsu,--no-snapshot-updates Suppress SNAPSHOT updates
-o,--offline Work offline
-P,--activate-profiles <arg> Comma-delimited list of profiles to activate
-pl,--projects <arg> Comma-delimited list of specified reactor projects to build instead of all projects. A project can be specified by [groupId]:artifactId or by its relative path.
-q,--quiet Quiet output – only show errors
-rf,--resume-from <arg> Resume reactor from specified project
-s,--settings <arg> Alternate path for the user settings file
-T,--threads <arg> Thread count, for instance 2.0C where C is core multiplied
-t,--toolchains <arg> Alternate path for the user toolchains file
-U,--update-snapshots Forces a check for updated releases and snapshots on remote repositories
-up,--update-plugins Ineffective, only kept for backward compatibility
-V,--show-version Display version information WITHOUT stopping build
-v,--version Display version information
-X,--debug Produce execution debug output