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From Nicolas Lalevée <>
Subject Re: Confusion/Questions Regarding Settings File in Beta 2
Date Fri, 14 Mar 2008 09:46:55 GMT
Le mercredi 12 mars 2008, Buck, Robert a écrit :
> Hi,
> I probably need my head realigned, but could you help me understand
> something?
> I have the settings file below. And what I am doing is the following (or
> so I think I am doing this):
> 1. Cache all HTTP downloads into the "download-cache". This is
> accomplished by specifying "download-cache" on the "url" based resolver.
> When I run the build, I confirm this indeed does work as I anticipated.
> Good.
> 2. Define a "Local IVYREP" or sorts in the "ivy/ivyrep" directory. What
> I anticipate using this for is for read-only retrievals in case I want
> to test an upgrade of some library to a newer version, without impacting
> anyone. (Problem, see below)
> 3. Specify to IVY where to put its resolution cache and repository
> cache.
> Concerns/Problems:
> 1. The ivy publish commands seem to put the jars from my build in both
> the "ivy/cache/repository" directory and the "ivy/ivyrep" directory.
> Shuffling around copies of build artifacts is expensive.

If I remember coreectly your cache will be populated as soon as there is a 
resolve. So the publish will populate your ivy/ivyrep. But on the next 
resolve that will ask for artifacts in your ivyrep repo, the cache will be 
populated with them.


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