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This plugin allows you to capture code coverage report from Clover. Hudson will generate the trend report of coverage.

 Configuring Clover Plugin

  1. Install the clover plugin
  2. Configure your project's build script to generate clover XML reports
  3. (Optional) configure your project's build script to generate clover HTML or PDF reports (this plugin prefers HTML reports to PDF).  The plugin will not extract any information from these reports, but will use them as a better formatted most recent coverage report when they are available.
  4. Enable the "Publish Clover Coverage Report" publisher
  5. Specify the directory where the clover.xml report is generated.
  6. (Optional) Configure the coverage metric targets to reflect your goals.

Maven Configuration (with freestyle project)

The maven-clover-plugin is one of the plugins that highlights an issue with how Maven 2 handles aggregator goals.


  • Enable the "Publish Clover Coverage Report" publisher.
  • Depending on your Source Code Management, the clover report directory will either be "target/site/clover" or "module-name/target/site/clover"
  • Don't forget to configure the pom.xml to generate the clover.xml report
    Code Block
    <project xsi:schemaLocation="">

Maven2, Clover and Multimodule with a <packaging>ear</packaging> child module

The maven2 ear packaging will break if you use the clover goal at any time during the same invokation of maven if you ivoke the package or later phases (as it will see artifacts without a classifier and with the clover classifier, get confused and give up)


 The above... hack... is why it is recommended to invoke maven three times.  If you don't need this hack, you could simplify down to two invocations and specify the clover license file location in the pom.xml, i.e. install clover:instrument | -N clover:aggregate clove:site

Version History

Upcoming Version 1.7

  • Clover processing runs before notifications run, to avoid inconsistency in the build status reporting (JENKINS-1285)