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From Andrea Smyth <>
Subject Re: maven_repo location
Date Mon, 18 Sep 2006 10:07:24 GMT
Hi Richard,

By default, your local maven repository gets created in "Documents and 
Settings\<user>\.m2\repository (on Windows, ~/.m2/repository on UNIX).
You can change that  by setting system property  
-Dmaven.repo.local="<your local repository>" - ideally, add this to your 

Hope that helps,

Shaw, Richard A wrote:

>I'm not not familiar with Maven and pom files so could somebody please answer this question
>Where does it decide where to create maven_repo ?
>Looking at my machine after doing the install most of the maven_repo is located in my
home drive, but a bit of it has been located under the root directory that I have loaded the
source of CXF into.
>The reason I ask (apart form it being inconsistent across the project) is that my home
drive is a synchronised drive on my laptop and causes me no end of trouble. Not least the
amount of money my server team charge me for the disk space on the server. 
>So my next question would be how do I tell it to use a different location - do I change
HOME_PATH in my environment ?
>Richard Shaw
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