Better jcov integration

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Wed Feb 28 13:13:54 UTC 2018

Hi Eric,

If it can’t be accepted as an net.openjdk project then we could host it at
AdoptOpenJDK (we already have some OpenJDK related Maven plugins there for

I’ll let Jonathan et al comment on the rest.


On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 at 12:43, Eric McCorkle <eric at> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I recently found myself needing better integration of jcov into various
> build/testing tools, so I did two things.  First, I modified the jcov
> tool to generate a report in the Cobertura XML format, which is used by
> Jenkins and other tools as an input format.  While these reports are
> inferior in my opinion to the HTML reports jcov generates, they do allow
> integration with other tools and CI systems.  Therefore, I think
> providing this functionality would likely encourage more people to use
> jcov over the alternatives.
> I've attached the patch for this modification here, if anyone would like
> to review it.
> I've also mostly wrangled the Maven plugin API to create a plugin for
> using jcov in a Maven project (however, there is one remaining issue
> with documentation generation that I need to correct before I call the
> plugin "finished").  I'm not sure if that would be something that would
> be added to codetools, if the group ID should be something like
> "org.openjdk", or what else ought to be done about it.  I will gladly
> contribute the code if there's a desire to adopt it.
Cheers, Martijn (Sent from Gmail Mobile)

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