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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: [vote] Releasing the root build POM 1.0.5
Date Sun, 21 May 2006 19:36:37 GMT
Emmanuel Lecharny wrote:
> 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. 
The redirect is ASF infra policy.  Unless maven gets its own server in 
ASF and names it maven.apache.org, there's no way around it, the POMs 
need to point to people.apache.org.


Regards,
Alan



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