I sync'd up to e75b1c5307d13f34ec8cb07c4424f6a415bfff1c and was able to build the SDK successfully. It's after this that Sree made and merged his changes.
(That change was a merge to fix the version of parent pom used by the cdap-ui pom.xml.)
I did see some Javadoc builds in the log with 1700 warnings...
I successfully built both the SDK and the package command:
By making a branch, and running this again. I was able to get test fail.
works, suggesting that "release" is what is causing the problem. It looks like it is trying to run Javadocs on each directory, which is unnecessary for most cases.
The solution we have arrived at is to move the Javadoc creation out of the release profile and into the sites.
That way, when an aggregate is run, it will do the correct thing, and not interfere with the general javadoc creation.