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Build failing with message there is no POM in this directory (/opt/atlassian/pipelines/agent/build).

I have configured enabled and configured bitbucket-pipeline with my  code(java, maven,spring boot) in bit bucket. But each time I try to run build it fails with below message

[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] Total time: 0.080 s
[INFO] Finished at: 2016-10-23T11:06:58+00:00
[INFO] Final Memory: 13M/483M
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[ERROR] The goal you specified requires a project to execute but there is no POM in this directory (/opt/atlassian/pipelines/agent/build). Please verify you invoked Maven from the correct directory. -> [Help 1]

 Not Sure why it is looking for path 


Below is my bitbucket-pipelines.yml

# You can specify a custom docker image from Docker Hub as your build environment.

image: maven:3.3.3



    - step:

        script: # Modify the commands below to build your repository.

          - mvn clean install

Please let me know what I am missing in my setup. Thanks.

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Fixed by adding  - cd projectName  to script  bitbucket-pipelines.yml. Since my pom.xml was inside my project directory.


I don't have pom.xml file, how can I add it to my directory?

hi sunny ,i have same issue. POM is not on root directory of repo . i am not using any pipeline where i can specify to CD in to project directory. I am just using a maven task . Is there a way i can specify in bamboo to get in to project directory which is 1 level down from root directory. 

@sunny_mattas I am facing the same issue. I tried adding below:


- mvn clean install
- git push https://heroku:$$HEROKU_APP_NAME.git HEAD:master


but getting following error:

build issue.JPG

Look for location of pom.xml in your project. Seems bitbucket assumes your pom.xml is inside folder "/opt/atlassian/pipelines/agent/build". But for me and I am assuming for you also it is inside a folder(project name) at this location. So run  mvn clean install inside the folder having pom.xml. For this change your script to following

- cd path_to_pom.xml
- mvn clean install
- git push https://heroku:$$HEROKU_APP_NAME.git HEAD:master

path_to_pom.xml is relative from  /opt/atlassian/pipelines/agent/build. 

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@Ranjan Singh, I am also facing the same issue. Could you please let know if you come across any solution?

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