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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [all] Source and binary distributions in Maven
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 15:15:55 GMT
Salut Manu,

>
> Sure that's what they do. But the "usual" location is different for
> every library. If it can be standardized within the Maven infrastructure
> that would greatly simplify the downstream packaging. Any library (from
> Apache or elsewhere) could be downloaded in a buildable form directly
> from the central Maven repository.
>

There's only a slightly problem with that approach: the Maven central
repo is not under the ASF control, while the old traditional dist area
is, so I guess "official" releases _must_ be placed in the ASF space.

my 2 cents,
-Simo

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On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 3:39 PM, Emmanuel Bourg <ebourg@apache.org> wrote:
> Le 28/03/2013 15:29, Stefan Bodewig a écrit :
>
>> Why?  IMHO packagers should be using the "usual" distribution mirror
>> system.
>
> Sure that's what they do. But the "usual" location is different for
> every library. If it can be standardized within the Maven infrastructure
> that would greatly simplify the downstream packaging. Any library (from
> Apache or elsewhere) could be downloaded in a buildable form directly
> from the central Maven repository.
>
> Emmanuel Bourg
>
>

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