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From Kevan Miller <kevan.mil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Could not build Geronimo server from SVN branch 2.2
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2009 15:35:37 GMT
Forwarding to dev list thread, also...

--kevan
On Nov 11, 2009, at 10:33 AM, Kevan Miller wrote:

>
> On Nov 10, 2009, at 11:00 PM, Fei LI wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I am exhausted and decide to give up.
>>
>> If you really want to help me out, please remove your local repo  
>> completely, build from the ground and tell me how many problems you  
>> find. Not 1, not 2, not 3 even not 4, many, as far as I can tell you.
>>
>> Anyway, I will monitor the trunk to see if someday I can compile  
>> it. The trunk is where I should start.
>
> Hi Fei Li,
> There are multiple threads on multiple mailing lists for this same  
> problem.
>
> There was a general problem that seems to be a combination of an  
> issue with configuration changes to the maven repository at maven2-repository.dev.java.net

>  and potentially a bug in the maven dependency report plugin. See http://old.nabble.com/Stuck%2C-cannot-build%2C-repository-down---td24941611.html

>  for additional information.
>
> To fix your issue:
>
> On Nov 10, 2009, at 3:31 PM, Joe Bohn wrote:
>
>> After looking into this some more and discussing it off-line with  
>> Jarek I've learned the following:
>>
>> - It isn't really returning a bogus pom or jar ... it is just  
>> returning a redirect.  Maven wrongly assumes that this is the  
>> actual file that was requested and persists it as such.
>> - Using Maven 2.2.1 (I was using 2.0.10) doesn't handle the  
>> redirects any better and so doesn't fix the problem.
>> - For tags/2.1.4 maven 2.2.1 also causes other problems so it's  
>> best to stick with maven 2.1.10 of you are building Geronimo 2.1.*
>> - org/apache/yoko/yoko/1.0/yoko-1.0.pom includes a repository list  
>> that points to https://maven-repository.dev.java.net/nonav/repositorid 
>>  of java.net so this is why we are pulling in that repo
>> - If I add the following to my settings.xml for maven I can avoid  
>> the redirect (and hence avoid the bogus poms/jars) and get beyond  
>> this problem to build Geronimo 2.1.4 using maven 2.0.10.
>>
>>    <mirrors>
>>        <mirror>
>>            <id>java.net</id>
>>            <name>Mirror of https://maven-repository.dev.java.net/nonav/repository

>> /</name>
>>            <url>http://download.java.net/maven/1/</url>
>>            <mirrorOf>java.net</mirrorOf>
>>        </mirror>
>>    </mirrors>
>
> Now documented at http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDEV/building-apache-geronimo.html
>
> If you are interested in working on the development of Geronimo 3.0,  
> you'd be more than welcome. If you are interested in using Geronimo,  
> I would not recommend using trunk. You should be using geronimo/ 
> server/branches/2.2 or geronimo/server/tags/2.1.4, instead.
>
> --kevan


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