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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Releasing the root build POM 1.0.5
Date Sun, 21 May 2006 18:48:23 GMT
Alan D. Cabrera a écrit :

> Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
>
>> Trustin Lee a écrit :
>>
>>> As you noticed from my recent questions to the infra team, cvs and 
>>> svn have been separated from minotaur *permanently*, and therefore 
>>> we cannot use cvs.apache.org <http://cvs.apache.org> anymore.  We 
>>> need to change it to something else.  I thought specifying 
>>> minotaur.apache.org <http://minotaur.apache.org> directly, but Noel 
>>> kindly pointed me out that it's wrong.  For now, we can use 
>>> people.apache.org <http://people.apache.org>, but I think we need to 
>>> file a JIRA issue about this so the infra team can create a new 
>>> generic name for this use case, such as build.apache.org 
>>> <http://build.apache.org> or site.apache.org 
>>> <http://site.apache.org>. Meanwhile, we can go with 
>>> people.apache.org <http://people.apache.org>.
>>
>>
>> To clarify, after a convo with Trustin, this change is needed because 
>> we need a place to store our SNAPSHOTs somwhere, and cvs.apache.org 
>> is not this somwhere anymore :)
>>
>> It would be better if we have a place named maven.apache.org - and we 
>> will ask for it - but right now, we don't have it, so we have to move 
>> to a permanent and stable place to store those SNAPSHOTs that maven 
>> need. This is why Trustin suggest people.apache.org.
>
>
> This may not work, creating new host names like build.apache.org.   
> The reason for this is that the Apache server will just redirect back 
> to people.apache.org.  

This should not be a problem, anyway. It's better than to have to change 
the pom each time we switch the repo from a server to another, isn't it ?

> The reason that we care is that maven does not follow redirects that 
> go to another site.

it's pretty much a question of pointing to the right server in the DNS, 
rather than doing a redirect, if I am not totally wrong.

Emmanuel

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