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From Phil Steitz <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Nexus vs rsync-repository releases
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 17:17:14 GMT
On 8/3/11 9:09 AM, sebb wrote:
> On 3 August 2011 09:13, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 8:45 AM, Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
>>
>>> I am also worried about a closed tool like Nexus being used to publish
>>> Apache stuff.
>> That discussion was made years ago, when Nexus was introduced. And,
>> for the record, I strongly opposed Nexus at that time in favour of
>> other solutions, in particular Archiva, for that very reason.
> AIUI, Nexus offers a staging facility, which Archiva does not (or did
> not at the time - maybe it does now).
>
> i.e. it allows the artifacts to be uploaded to a public location,
> which can be used for the release vote.

Which we can also do on p.a.o.
>
> If the vote succeeds, publish the staged repo; if it fails, drop it.
>
> There's no danger of accidentally releasing Maven artifacts that have
> not been voted on (as happened in Commons about a year ago before that
> component used Nexus).

Which only happened because the RM was using the maven release plugin.


Phil
>
>> Now that we have Nexus, I won't fight such wars again and again. It's
>> there and it's gonna stay. Just like Jira, or Confluence, for that
>> matter, and I can't remember similar discussions in that area.
>>
>> Jochen
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men
>> will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of
>> everyone.
>>
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>>
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