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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: README.txt bundled with maven doesn't mention M2_HOME
Date Thu, 08 Apr 2010 03:53:08 GMT
Sounds like making them consistent makes sense.

Note that the env var is not required - it is mostly for people that wish to run multiple
versions of Maven.

- Brett

On 08/04/2010, at 1:03 PM, Matthew McCullough wrote:

> Team,
> 
> The download page for Maven mentions the M2_HOME variable and setting it up.
> http://maven.apache.org/download.html
> 
> However, the README.txt that ships with Maven binaries does not
> mention it in the "setup" instructions.  A student today was puzzled
> at the disparity.  Should we add it to the README.txt with the binary
> distributions for the sake of the users?
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/maven/maven-2/branches/maven-2.2.x/apache-maven/README.txt?view=markup
> and
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/maven/maven-3/trunk/apache-maven/README.txt?view=markup
> 
> 
> -Matthew
> 
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Brett Porter
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