AFAICT currently (i.e. before this change), the normal dist module build (i.e. no -Drelease) didn't do anything different from the 'build' module besides creating a fat server, except . So I'm ok with skipping that. I'll just change my normal
 In full WildFly the dist module runs the maven-verifier-plugin. We'll need to move that to 'build' as I don't want it only run when we're about to release. I believe all the existing verifications should work just fine from build, except for this one, which IMO should be removed anyway, as it's not checking any contract we support:
Rob -- can you confirm that JBDS doesn't really need to check the contents of the server module any more? AIUI doing that was just a workaround in some prior releases and isn't relevant with the latest releases.