Install Ant if required (1.7.0 or above preferred)
Use 'ant clean test' to compile, test and make jars
Note: if you are behind a proxy firewall, you may need to set up proxy information in a ~/.ant/settings.xml or ~/.m2/settings.xml file:
Use 'ant install' to build doco and zips, and create a complete installation in groovy-core/target/install. Set your GROOVY_HOME to that directory and add the bin directory to your path to use Groovy.
Use 'ant deploy' to publish the jars to the maven 2 main and snapshot repositories (selected based on whether the POM version contains SNAPSHOT)
Note: to publish you will need to have appropriate permissions with codehaus and ensure that you have stored your credentials in a ~/.ant/settings.xml or ~/.m2/settings.xml file of the form: