Prerequisites

For jetty <= 6:

For hightide and contributions >= 7:

Quick start

jetty-6

svn checkout http://svn.codehaus.org/jetty/jetty/branches/jetty-6.1/ jetty-6
cd jetty-6
mvn install
The Gory Details

jetty-7 related contributions, hightide etc

git clone git://git.codehaus.org/jetty-project.git
cd jetty
mvn install