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From Jörg Schaible <>
Subject Re: Nightly snapshots
Date Mon, 01 Aug 2011 15:38:21 GMT
Phil Steitz wrote:

> On 8/1/11 2:19 AM, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Once upon a time, in an era of pioneers, we had nightly builds
>> producing fresh jars available to heroic developers interested in
>> testing the latest features committed to our projects.
>> As I understand now there is no equivalent process. There is a
>> snapshot repository for Maven artifacts, but it's updated manually.
>> Do you think it would be possible to make automated snapshots
>> again, using either Continuum or Hudson? Is anyone already working
>> on this, or interested in setting this up?
> +1 for making nightlies available again.  I think Continuum actually
> produces the artifacts already and all we need to do is find a way
> to make them publicly available.

I really prefer a CI-triggered publishing. I see no values in producing a 
"nightly" if nothing has been changed.

> Several years back when the old
> set up died, it was because the script that we were using to copy
> the artifacts generated on vmbuild.a.o to p.a.o had some security
> challenges (read: setup too cheezy for the modern ASF :).  So I
> think the problem is not getting the snaps generated. It is getting
> them published.  Could be other projects have solved this by now.
> Phil
>> Emmanuel Bourg
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