While building, you must point the environment variable
PORTAL_HOME to the root directory containing the portal source code.
For example, run a command like the following if on macOS:
To compile the cBioPortal source code, move into the source directory and run the following maven command:
mvn -DskipTests clean install
After this command completes, you will find a
cbioportal.war file suitable for Apache Tomcat deployment in
portal/target/. It is not neccessary to install Tomcat yourself, since a command line runnable version of Tomcat is provided as a dependency in