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Downloads of v 7.3.0:


Last Update:

29 Jun 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PMD


source code analyze lint


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7.3.0 | Updated: 29 Jun 2024



Downloads of v 7.3.0:



Software Author(s):

  • PMD

PMD 7.3.0

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PMD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade PMD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall PMD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade pmd -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade pmd -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install pmd
    name: pmd
    version: '7.3.0'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'pmd' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '7.3.0'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller pmd
    Name     = "pmd"
    Version  = "7.3.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'pmd':
  ensure   => '7.3.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 29 Jun 2024.


PMD is a source code analyzer. It finds common programming flaws like unused variables, empty catch blocks, unnecessary object creation, and so forth. It supports Java, JavaScript, PLSQL, Apache Velocity, XML, XSL. Additionally it includes CPD, the copy-paste-detector. CPD finds duplicated code in Java, C, C++, C#, PHP, Ruby, Fortran, JavaScript, PLSQL, Apache Velocity, Ruby, Scala, Objective C, Matlab, Python, Go.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$package  = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$pmd_home = Join-path $package "pmd-bin-$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion"
$pmd_bin  = Join-Path $pmd_home 'bin/pmd.bat'
$cpd_bin  = Join-Path $pmd_home 'bin/cpd.bat'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'pmd'
  url            = 'https://github.com/pmd/pmd/releases/download/pmd_releases%2F7.3.0/pmd-dist-7.3.0-bin.zip'
  checksum       = '7e56043b5db83b288804c97d48a46db37bba22861b63eadd8e69f72c74bfb0a8'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  softwareName   = 'PMD'
  unzipLocation  = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable `
    -VariableName 'PMD_HOME' `
    -VariableValue $pmd_home `
    -VariableType 'Machine'

Install-BinFile -Name 'pmd' -Path $pmd_bin
Install-BinFile -Name 'cpd' -Path $cpd_bin

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$id       = "pmd"
$tools    = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$content  = Split-Path $tools
$pmd_home = Join-Path $content "pmd-bin-$env:ChocolateyPackageVersion"
$pmd_bin  = Join-Path $pmd_home "bin/pmd.bat"
$cpd_bin  = Join-Path $pmd_home "bin/cpd.bat"

Uninstall-BinFile -Name "pmd" -Path $pmd_bin
Uninstall-BinFile -Name "cpd" -Path $cpd_bin

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
PMD 7.2.0 816 Saturday, June 1, 2024 Approved
PMD 7.1.0 270 Saturday, May 25, 2024 Approved
PMD 6.55.0 26789 Sunday, February 26, 2023 Approved
PMD 6.54.0 1341 Saturday, January 28, 2023 Approved
PMD 6.53.0 101 Saturday, January 14, 2023 Approved
PMD 6.52.0 191 Tuesday, November 29, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.51.0 163 Monday, October 31, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.50.0 265 Friday, September 30, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.49.0 141 Friday, September 2, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.48.0 153 Saturday, July 30, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.47.0 660 Sunday, June 26, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.46.0 170 Monday, May 30, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.45.0 159 Monday, May 2, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.44.0 180 Sunday, March 27, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.43.0 901 Sunday, February 27, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.42.0 9210 Saturday, January 29, 2022 Approved
PMD 6.41.0 207 Sunday, November 28, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.40.0 178 Sunday, October 31, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.39.0 243 Sunday, September 26, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.38.0 173 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Approved
PMD 145 Thursday, August 19, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.37.0 215 Monday, August 2, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.36.0 15596 Sunday, June 27, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.35.0 648 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.34.0 412 Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.33.0 191 Friday, April 2, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.32.0 242 Monday, March 1, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.31.0 226 Sunday, January 31, 2021 Approved
PMD 6.30.0 268 Monday, December 14, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.29.0 280 Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.28.0 233 Monday, October 5, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.27.0 247 Friday, September 4, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.26.0 269 Saturday, July 25, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.25.0 240 Monday, June 29, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.24.0 271 Monday, May 25, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.23.0 265 Friday, April 24, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.22.0 307 Friday, March 13, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.21.0 292 Saturday, January 25, 2020 Approved
PMD 6.20.0 273 Saturday, November 30, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.19.0 249 Wednesday, November 13, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.18.0 364 Sunday, September 15, 2019 Approved
PMD 615 Thursday, August 8, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.17.0 209 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.16.0 487 Thursday, July 25, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.15.0 270 Monday, May 27, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.12.0 448 Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.11.0 287 Sunday, February 3, 2019 Approved
PMD 6.8.0 505 Monday, October 8, 2018 Approved
PMD 6.3.0 747 Friday, May 11, 2018 Approved
PMD 5.8.1 589 Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Approved
PMD 5.3.2 695 Tuesday, July 7, 2015 Approved
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