If you need information about the HornetQ project please go to
This file describes some minimum 'stuff one needs to know' to get started coding in this project.
The project's source code is hosted at:
Pull requests should be merged without fast forwards '--no-ff'. An easy way to achieve that is to use
% git config branch.master.mergeoptions --no-ff
The minimum required Maven version is 3.0.0.
To run the unit tests:
% mvn -Phudson-tests test
Generating reports from unit tests:
% mvn install site
To run an example firstly make sure you have run
% mvn install
If the project version has already been released then this is unnecessary.
then you will need to set the following maven options, on Linux by
export MAVEN_OPTS="-Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=512m"
and the finally run the examples by
You can also run individual examples by running the same command from the directory of which ever example you want to run. NB for this make sure you have installed examples/common.
To build a release artifact
% mvn install -Prelease
We recommend you to use Eclipse 3.7 "Indigo". As it improved Maven and Git support considerably. Note that there are still some Maven plugins used by sub-projects (e.g. documentation) which are not supported even in Eclipse 3.7.
Eclipse code formatting and (basic) project configuration files can be
found at the
etc/ folder. You need to manually copy them or use
HornetQ uses JBoss Logging and that requires source code generation from Java annotations. In order for it to 'just work' in Eclipse you need to install the Maven Integration for Eclipse JDT Annotation Processor Toolkit m2e-apt.
To build the release bundle
mvn -P release package