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From Maxim Veksler <>
Subject Re: BUILD ERROR required class is missing: org/apache/maven/shared/model/fileset/FileSet
Date Sun, 21 Mar 2010 18:25:16 GMT
On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 7:22 PM, Wayne Fay <> wrote:
>> Maven is running on Windows7 64bit, installed in C:\Program Files
>> (x86)\apache-maven-2.2.1\, and the PATH of the machine includes C:\Program
>> Files (x86)\apache-maven-2.2.1\bin
> I can't tell you why exactly FileSet can't be found... but you should
> probably redo your install to avoid future issues. Put it in
> c:\dev\maven or something without spaces in the directory names.
> Every now and then there's an odd error that pops up on this list like
> "unknown protocol: and" due to the and in "C:\Documents and Settings"
> etc. Ideally you might also define your local repo cache to be in a
> similar no-spaces path via settings.xml.
> Try "mvn -U clean" to force an update of plugins and see if that fixes
> your error.
> Wayne

Hi Wayne, thanks for helping.

Deleting my repository completely and letting maven re-download the
whole thing solved the problem.

Strange, it's a fresh install of maven... perhaps the tool should add
chksum verification for broken jars ?

Maxim Veksler

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