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Maven 2 on OS X Snow Leopard killed by latest update

Updated: Jun 18, 2018

So apparently, the latest Java update to OS X Snow Leopard broke Maven 2 support. It did so in a rather nasty way; For over a year now I’m used to my symlink (/usr/share/maven) being reset from my custom Maven2 installation to the Maven3 installation that comes with OS X. So, once in a while Maven stops working, whereupon I re-create the symlink to Maven 2. Today, though, it kept refusing to work after recreating the symlink, giving the following complaint:

This post was written by Shai Yallin

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