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From Niall Pemberton <>
Subject Re: [ALL] Change deployment override in Commons Parent Pom
Date Thu, 17 Jun 2010 14:10:43 GMT
On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 3:01 PM, sebb <> wrote:
> On 26/05/2010, sebb <> wrote:
>> The Commons parent pom currently overrides the release deployment
>>  descriptor in the Apache parent pom.
>>  This was done for a very good reason - to prevent accidental
>>  deployments to the live forge.
>>  However, now that the Apache parent POM uses the Nexus staging
>>  repository for snapshot and release deployments, IMO the Commons
>>  Parent POM actually makes it less safe.
>>  I think the overrides of the deployment descriptors should be removed
>>  from the Commons Parent pom ASAP - or at least the override should
>>  point to Nexus.
>>  It would still be possible to use the live forge if really necessary -
>>  by redefining the altDeploymentRepostory property. [Or one could add a
>>  profile to define it].
>>  Unfortunately the Commons "release" profile does more than just change
>>  the deployment repository, so one has to use it to create valid
>>  release artifacts.
>>  Views?
> Any objections if I start the process of creating the next version of
> the parent pom?
> [i.e. start updating the snapshot pom]

+1 - go for it. The first step is to get a release of the pom out. It
might be a good idea to try it out (once the parent pom is released)
on one component that is going to use Nexus for the release before
switching all components to that version of the parent pom.


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