How do I list the parameters of a goal?
Author: Deron Eriksson
Description: This tutorial describes how to list the parameters of a maven goal.
Tutorial created using: Windows Vista || JDK 1.6.0_04 || Eclipse Web Tools Platform 2.0.1 (Eclipse 3.3.1)
The "help:describe" goal can be used to display information about the goals of a plugin and the parameters of those goals by using the "full" parameter. The results can be a little overwhelming, since it displays full descriptions of all goals and all their parameters. However, it's possible to limit the results to just one goal and its parameters by using the "mojo" parameter.
The external tool configuration window is shown here:
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