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Bug 243530 - Clearify the term "Maven Home" in the maven settings panel
Clearify the term "Maven Home" in the maven settings panel
Status: NEW
Product: projects
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Maven
8.0
PC All
: P3 with 2 votes (vote)
: TBD
Assigned To: Tomas Stupka
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Reported: 2014-04-03 15:44 UTC by kalle1
Modified: 2016-03-31 21:17 UTC (History)
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Description kalle1 2014-04-03 15:44:47 UTC
It is possible to clearify the term "Maven Home" in the maven settings panel by adding a label pointing out whether it ought to point to the binary file, the directory containing the binary file or the settings folder (with settings.xml and repository directory) and maybe let the label "Invalid Maven installation directory" tell what is wrong with the chosen directory.
Comment 1 eeverman 2016-03-31 18:36:02 UTC
I'll add that Netbeans just seems to be broken here.  Using NB 8.1 on OX X 10.11.1, no matter what I choose for the Maven Home, it just says its an invalid install directory.
Comment 2 eeverman 2016-03-31 21:17:39 UTC
For the record, I used Homebrew to install Maven.  After that install, the directory path that Netbeans wanted was:

/usr/local/Cellar/maven/3.3.9/libexec


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