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Maven is available under the The Apache Software License, Version 2.0

Bootstrapping Basics

If you want to bootstrap Maven you'll need:

  • Java 1.6+
  • Ant 1.8 or later

First, give Ant a location into which the completed Maven distro should be installed:

export M2_HOME=$HOME/apps/maven/apache-maven-3.0-SNAPSHOT

Then, run Ant:


Once the build completes, you should have a new Maven distro ready to roll in your $M2_HOME directory!