This page provides some information about what is currently being done on the JBoss build system.
JBoss is moving from an ant based system to a maven based system. The JBoss projects will be migrated to the new build system one by one.
Projects that already have maven build scripts in place
JBoss Common - Maven build scripts are already in place. This project uses a top level pom located in the build subdirectory of the project. Each subproject is set up as a module with its own subdirectory containing a pom.
JBoss Messsaging - This project uses a single pom located in the root of the project.
JBoss Microcontainer - This project uses aggregation similar to JBoss Common
Projects that have not begun conversion yet
JBoss App Server - We are working on creating a plan for migrating the JBoss app server build to maven. The tentative goal is to complete the conversion sometime in April in time for plenty of testing (~2 months) before the next major release of the app server.
More to come...