Thanks for the response.

Yes, I've tried to run 'mvn install' with the other samples and I get the same outcome.  I am posting the stack trace below.


C:\Geronimo\Samples\calculator\jaxws-calculator-war>mvn install
[INFO] Scanning for projects...
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] Error building POM (may not be this project's POM).

Project ID: null:jaxws-calculator:pom:null

Reason: Cannot find parent: org.apache.geronimo.samples:samples for project: nul
l:jaxws-calculator:pom:null for project null:jaxws-calculator:pom:null

[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] Trace
org.apache.maven.reactor.MavenExecutionException: Cannot find parent: org.apache
.geronimo.samples:samples for project: null:jaxws-calculator:pom:null for projec
t null:jaxws-calculator:pom:null
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.getProjects(
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.doExecute(
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.execute (
        at org.apache.maven.cli.MavenCli.main(
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke (Unknown Source)
        at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(Unknown Source)
        at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Unknown Source)
        at org.codehaus.classworlds.Launcher.launchEnhanced( :315)
        at org.codehaus.classworlds.Launcher.launch(
        at org.codehaus.classworlds.Launcher.mainWithExitCode(

        at org.codehaus.classworlds.Launcher.main(
Caused by: org.apache.maven.project.ProjectBuildingException: Cannot find parent
: org.apache.geronimo.samples:samples for project: null:jaxws-calculator:pom:nul
l for project null:jaxws-calculator:pom:null
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.assembleLineage(D
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.assembleLineage(D :1278)
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.buildInternal(Def
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.buildFromSourceFi
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.getProject( :553)
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.collectProjects(
        at org.apache.maven.DefaultMaven.getProjects(
        ... 11 more
Caused by: org.apache.maven.project.ProjectBuildingException : POM '
ronimo.samples:samples' not found in repository: Unable to download the artifact
 from any repository


from the specified remote repositories:
  central (
 for project org.apache.geronimo.samples:samples
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.findModelFromRepo
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.assembleLineage(D
        ... 18 more
Caused by: org.apache.maven.artifact.resolver.ArtifactNotFoundException : Unable
to download the artifact from any repository


from the specified remote repositories:
  central ( )

        at org.apache.maven.artifact.resolver.DefaultArtifactResolver.resolve(De
        at org.apache.maven.artifact.resolver.DefaultArtifactResolver.resolve(De :73)
        at org.apache.maven.project.DefaultMavenProjectBuilder.findModelFromRepo
        ... 19 more
Caused by: org.apache.maven.wagon.ResourceDoesNotExistException : Unable to downl
oad the artifact from any repository
        at org.apache.maven.artifact.manager.DefaultWagonManager.getArtifact(Def
        at org.apache.maven.artifact.resolver.DefaultArtifactResolver.resolve (De
        ... 21 more
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO] Total time: < 1 second
[INFO] Finished at: Thu Nov 01 07:02:01 EDT 2007
[INFO] Final Memory: 1M/4M
[INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------


On 10/31/07, Viet Nguyen <> wrote:
Have you tried to run 'mvn install' with other samples? Also, if you
could post the full stack trace, it will be helpful too.


On Oct 31, 2007 11:59 AM, Matthew Simmons <> wrote:
> I'm new to the Geronimo/Apache world, so please forgive my ignorance.
> I'm having trouble building the sample application on my computer.  I have
> Geronimo loaded successfully, according to the command window.  I also have
> Subversion correctly loaded and my path properly updated to manage requests
> -- I can verify that with 'svn help' in the command prompt.  Finally, I have
> successfully loaded Maven and properly updated the path as verified by 'mvn
> --version' at the command prompt.
> I have successfully checked out the JAX-WS example with Subversion and all
> of the files appear to have loaded on my machine successfully.  When I
> navigate to the calculator/jaxws-calculator-war directory and activate Maven
> with 'mvn install' (as indicated in the sample write up), the build fails
> witrh 'FATAL ERROR' and 'Error building POM (may not be the project's POM)'.
> I have talked through this with people that can successfully build with the
> same files following the same steps.
> My correction steps have been:
> 1.  uninstall/reinstall everything
> 2.  ensure no firewalls are active
> 3.  rebuilt countless times
> Does anyone have any advice as to what I'm doing wrong?
> Thanks for your time.
> Matt
> Maven 2.0.7
> Geronimo 2.0
> Java 1.6.0_03
> Windows XP