This page provides instructions for all available Clover-for-Grails plug-in installation options.
The documentation below assumes that you have already installed Grails and have
PATH environment variable to point to the
bin directory of
your Grails installation.
There are several ways to install Clover-for-Grails:
Upgrading the Clover-for-Grails plugin is also very easy, as indicated here.
Installation of Clover for Grails plug-in
Using the BuildConfig.groovy
Edit your grails-app/conf/BuildConfig.groovy file and add a section like below:
Using the pom.xml
Grails 2.1 has introduced new dependency management based on Maven's pom.xml instead of BuildConfig.groovy file. In order to use this, declare "pom true" in BuildConfig.groovy:
and add dependencies to org.grails.plugins:clover (and org.openclover:clover) in pom.xml:
Using the 'install-plugin' command
The 'install-plugin' command has been deprecated in Grails 2.1. It's recommended to use BuildConfig.groovy or pom.xml.
If you experience problems using this method, try installing the plugin directly from its:
z (optional) refer to the latest version of the
Clover-for-Grails plugin to be installed.
It's also possible to install it from a downloaded file:
Due to the nature of Grails' plugin installation architecture, you will need to install the Clover-for-Grails plugin into each Grails project whose source code you wish to test with Clover.