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From Steve Loughran <>
Subject Re: ivy:configure from url
Date Tue, 21 Nov 2006 10:16:52 GMT
Eric Crahen wrote:
> JIRA isn't available yet, so I'll mention this here.
> ivy:configure from a url is very handy, especially when you have a
> non-trivial configuration you want many projects to share. One disadvantage
> to configuring from a url is that development is halted when the url is
> unavailable. That can happen for a number of reasons. I wonder if it would
> be possible to cache the configuration much the same as artifacts are 
> cached
> to allow local development to proceed while a remote service is 
> unavailable?

Have you thought of using an Ant <get> to store the thing locally, then 
running Ivy:configure against that? <get> can check update times so only 
download files if they are newer

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