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From Andre-John Mas <>
Subject Re: How to add a complex project such as Spring or Hibernate to an ivy private Repository?
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 00:56:43 GMT
Also, Ivy Roundup is likely to make your life that much easier. Contribute what is missing
and you still
have the option of running it as a clone within your intranet.

My 5c.

On 13-Apr-2011, at 16:53, Gareth Collins wrote:

> Why are you trying to build an ivy file for hibernate? The latest versions
> of hibernate are in the red hat/jboss maven repository here:
> When you import hibernate into your own ivy repository (you can
> reuse the build.xml in the build-a-ivy-repository example),
> the pom.xml is converted to an ivy.xml file.
> Note if you need to import a lot of libraries from maven, you may need to
> search
> across multiple repositories:
> - Netty/JBoss (above) - projects sponsored by Red Hat
> - Java/Oracle ( - for J2EE jars (such as
> mail) because the Oracle license bars the other maven repositories from
> distributing the jars
> - Apache nightly
> ( - if you
> need to work off nightly apache code because a feature you require hasn't
> been released yet.
> - Jetty ( - if you cannot find
> a specific jetty jar version in the main maven repository (most likely not
> necessary)
> - Maven main ( - everything else.
> Hope this is helpful.
> regards,
> Gareth
> Adib-5 wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to figure out how to add a complex project such as
>> hibernate to a private ivy repository. I am starting with a
>> file downloaded from and it contains
>> hibernate3.jar and the jpa jar should i be creating a single ivy.xml
>> for all or hibernate in the repo with multiple configuration or should
>> I be creating multiple modules one module for jpa api and one module
>> for the hibernate3.jar ... etc.
>> In the case of spring should be creating a single organization called
>> with multiple modules one module for each spring
>> part or should be creating a single module called springframework and
>> add all the various .jar files to it.
>> Any advice on the ivy way is greatly appreciated. I know that ivy can
>> use a maven repo but my goal is not create a maven repo, i want to
>> create an ivy repo optimized for ivy. What are are the differences
>> between an ivy repo and a maven repo?
>> Cheers
>> Adib
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