Clover-Historypoint target error

Hi all,

when I am executing clover  historypoint target it gave me error like this 

home/IdeaProjects/WebApp/build.xml:301: com.atlassian.clover.registry.NoSuchRegistryException: Clover registry file "/home/IdeaProjects/WebApp/.clover/clover4_1_1.db" does not exist, cannot be read or is a directory.
Please ensure Clover has instrumented your source files. My report target as follow


<target name="" >

<clover-report initstring="/home/Desktop/Clover/.clover/clover4_1_1.db">

<current outfile="/home/tomcat/webapps/common/pages/Clover-report" title=" Code Coverage Report">
<format type="html"/>
<fileset dir="src/server"/>

<historical outfile="/home/tomcat/webapps/common/pages/historical-report" title="Historical Report" historyDir="/home/Desktop/Clover/historypoints">
<format type="html"/>


<clover-historypoint historyDir="/home/Desktop/Clover/historypoints" overwrite="true">
<fileset dir="src/server"/>

Why this error come? in most cases, most people told about instrument or clover db file problem
 But my case report is generated, but they could not run <clover-historypoint> target. Build failed because of this target execution fail. So I can't generate historical report, only generate current report and build failed. How do I over come this problem?

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Hello Dulsara,

As you can see, the clover-historypoint task is looking for a database file in:


and in clover-report you use:


You have to use:

&lt;clover-historypoint initstring="/home/Desktop/Clover/.clover/clover4_1_1.db" historyDir="/home/Desktop/Clover/historypoints" overwrite="true"&gt;

Alternatively, you can call clover-setup task before, as described here:


Thank you very much, It works fine

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 I think it's connected with the fact you're not passing the initstring parameter to clover-historypoint.  According to the message it looks for the DB in a default location. 

Just try to modify it in somewhat in this way:

&lt;clover-historypoint historyDir="/home/Desktop/Clover/historypoints" overwrite="true"  initstring="/home/Desktop/Clover/.clover/clover4_1_1.db"&gt;
&lt;fileset dir="src/server"/&gt;
Thank you very much, it works properly.

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