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From "Ard Schrijvers" <a.schrijv...@hippo.nl>
Subject RE: watch out with mirror http://apache.cs.uu.nl/
Date Mon, 21 Aug 2006 07:51:53 GMT

> 
> > everybody using mirror http://apache.cs.uu.nl/ in his maven  
> > build.properties should be aware of downloading wrong jars. There  
> > seem to be strange rewrite rules configured, which rewrites you a  
> > couple of times when you want to download certain jakarta 
> jars, and  
> > then just downloads http://jakarta.apache.org/site/downloads/ 
> > index.html. You end up with hard to solve problems because of  
> > nonsense jars just containing an html page.
> >
> > For example:
> > http://apache.cs.uu.nl/dist/jakarta/jakarta-slide
> > http://apache.cs.uu.nl/dist/jakarta/jakarta-bcel
> > http://apache.cs.uu.nl/dist/jakarta/jakarta-bsf
> >
> 
> That's odd.
> 
> You can try contacting dev@maven.a.o, but my experience from 
> the past  
> shows that they don't seem to care much about what mirrors do. Best  
> bet probably is to contact the mirror admins.
> 
> > I did not test further, but it seems that jakarta projects, from  
> > which the jars are not present in apache.cs.uu.nl, are redirected,  
> > instead of returning a 404. If you for example have the dependency
> >
> > <dependency>
> >       <id>jakarta-slide:slide-stores</id>
> >       <version>a-random-version-here</version>
> > </dependency>
> 
> Just to set things clear, this is a maven1-only repo right ?

Think so...I was using maven1 when running into this problem. But, seems that Sandor Spruit
can do something about it to get it fixed,

Ard

> 
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> Jorg
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