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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Problems building maven from source from behind a firewall: Unable to initialize POM dependencies.xml
Date Thu, 14 May 2015 18:16:13 GMT
On Thursday, May 14, 2015, Karl Heinz Marbaise <khmarbaise@gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi Andrew,
>
>
> On 5/14/15 10:44 AM, Andrew.Marlow@sungard.com wrote:
>
>> It should, in principle, be possible to build maven from the source.
>>
>
> That was not the point.. It is possible to build Maven from source using
> Ant but why would you like to do so? What's the intention?


More like it is possible to bootstrap maven with ant. You can build just
enough maven to let maven take over and build itself.

Longer term there is very little reason to maintain the ant bootstrap and
we may switch to building maven with an older release of maven


>
> Kind regards
> Karl Heinz Marbaise
>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Karl Heinz Marbaise [mailto:khmarbaise@gmx.de]
>> Sent: 14 May 2015 09:36
>> To: Maven Users List
>> Cc: marlow.agents@gmail.com
>> Subject: Re: Problems building maven from source from behind a firewall:
>> Unable to initialize POM dependencies.xml
>>
>> Hi Andrew,
>>
>> why are you building Maven from source and not downloading from
>> http://maven.apache.org/download.html the distribution...(-bin.tar.gz
>> unix -bin.zip for windows).
>>
>>
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