tools.jar missing when trying to build a project in Maven

I am trying to build a project in Maven, but I get an error saying that the tools.jar library cannot be found.
graham on 01-03-2013 13:29
Make sure you're using JDK, not JRE, as JRE does not come with tools.jar.
graham on 01-03-2013 13:30

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