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From "Xavier Hanin" <xavier.ha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ivy/maven proxy server
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2006 18:24:10 GMT
This is interesting. And how does it compare to maven-proxy:
http://maven-proxy.codehaus.org/ ?

Xavier

On 12/27/06, Glen Marchesani <gdmlist@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have never used/configured squid so please forgive any
> mis-understandings
> I may have...  Generally the proxy I have is very specific to Ivy/Maven
> repositories...
>
> I think the major differences is the proxy server will proxy multiple
> repositories to make it look like one.  Also retry timeouts can be set per
> repository.  I think an example will explain it clearly...  I have the
> following repositories with their timeout values
>
> snapshot-builds (0 seconds)
> company repo (5 minutes)
> ibiblio (1 day)
> ivy repo (1 day)
> java.net maven repo (1 day)
>
> When ivy makes a request the proxy will look to see if the request can be
> handled with the cached files first if not it will go through the server
> list seeing if it can satisfy the request with that server.  If a request
> to
> a server fails with a 404 (file not found) it is marked and won't be
> retried
> for the set timeout period.  If a server is down for any reason it will
> get
> temporary blacklisted so the builds won't stop.
>
> With the proxy server I have a single entry to point to the proxy server
> in
> my ivyconf.  Where before I had the proxy server I had all those as
> resolver's in the ivyconf.
>
> Hope that helps...
>
>
>
> On 12/27/06, Gilles Scokart <gscokart@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What are the features of your proxy compared to a generic http proxy
> like
> > squid?
> >
> > It's just to satistfy my own curiosity. I currently only use filebased
> > repositories because they are easier to manage.  And when I want to use
> an
> > external dependency, I preffer to copy/create it manually on the company
> > repository.
> >
> >
> > Gilles
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Glen Marchesani [mailto:gdmlist@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, December 27, 2006 3:59 PM
> > > To: ivy-user@incubator.apache.org
> > > Subject: ivy/maven proxy server
> > >
> > > Hi Everyone,
> > > I recently wrote a proxy server webapp to proxy several
> > > remote repositories.  It was made for a customer who is using
> > > Maven but I am
> > > testing it today and it works great with ivy too.   It works well and
> > > greatly increases responsiveness (especially when ibibilio is
> > > acting up).
> > > Is anyone interested in this?  Has anyone already done
> > > something like this?
> > > Should this be on the dev/user list?
> > >
> > > anyways share your thoughts and ideas...
> > >
> > > -G
> > >
> >
> >
>
>

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