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From Archie Cobbs <archie.co...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CVS Resolver
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:51:08 GMT
If space is an issue, you might consider an "artifact-less" repository using
the packager resolver, where the ivy.xml and packager.xml files are stored
in CVS but the actual artifacts are stored elsewhere on a separate server as
plain files.

-Archie

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 7:39 AM, <Michael.Hoffman@us.sogeti.com> wrote:

> That is a good point on the size. They will not reach no more than 500MB
> across their projects initially; however, that could grow quite a bit.
>
> There are several reasons. The CVS server is existing, has all the user
> accounts setup, provides security/control over who can add to the repository
> and is being backed up nightly. Again, if I had my way, I would use Archiva
> or Artifactory, but I am concerned with pitching a process change that
> introduces another product with maintenance and support required.
>
> Mike
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Tim Brown [mailto:tpbrown@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tue 4/27/2010 6:13 PM
> To: ivy-user@ant.apache.org
> Subject: Re: CVS Resolver
>
>
>
> Haven't seen this before -- and I'd be wary of putting an Ivy repository
> into CVS.
>
> I can't speak for others, but we're generating a good 100GB of binaries
> with
> each release (yes, we're a really big stack).  CVS' handling of binary
> files
> isn't great, and you're going to create a really large CVS repository
> quickly.
>
> Why do you want to put binaries into CVS?
>
>
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 3:29 PM, <Michael.Hoffman@us.sogeti.com> wrote:
>
> > I am looking to pitch Ivy for DM on a project; however, one of the
> > obstacles I came across was getting an interface to install to and
> resolve
> > from a CVS-based repository. Has anyone tried this before? I am looking
> for
> > some direction and could not find much on the web.
> >
> > We have looked at archiva and artifactory as a replacement option for a
> cvs
> > repo, but we fear that it will hurt our position, where using the
> existing
> > cvs setup would strengthen it.
> >
> > We are using extssh for our connection to cvs and thought of potentially
> > extending the ssh resolver for this purpose.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Michael
> >
> >
>
>
>


-- 
Archie L. Cobbs

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