Debugging Polyglot Maven with the Eclipse IDE


If you are doing any serious development on either Maven or a Maven Plugin, you should know how to start Maven in debug mode and connect a debugger to the process. Since every Maven installation ships with a “mvnDebug” script, it is easy to start Maven and connect to Maven with a remote debugger. The following video demonstrates the process of connecting the Eclipse IDE to a Polyglot Maven process to debug and diagnose problems.