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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: Setting up a Maven 2 repo Was: Maven 2 repo for incubating project releases?
Date Fri, 18 Aug 2006 19:20:18 GMT

On Aug 18, 2006, at 8:49 AM, Jason van Zyl wrote:

>
> On 18 Aug 06, at 11:30 AM 18 Aug 06, Dan Diephouse wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I find this a bit confusing too. The ibiblio repository  
>> distribution policy is unrelated to Apache's. No one is making any  
>> claims on ibiblio about  the licensing (other than its freely  
>> distributable)/community/etc - I mean, come on, there are  
>> sourceforge binaries on there! :-)
>>
>> Also, Guillaume makes a good point, anybody create upload requests  
>> for ibiblio. Why couldn't I go make an upload request for any of  
>> the incubating projects? You don't have to be a project  
>> coordinator to get jars uploaded. It only needs to be a freely  
>> distributable binary.
>>
>> I'm +1 to creating the repositories and its a very necessary first  
>> step, but I think things should go further.
>>
>
> I think in terms of physical separation on Apache infrastructure  
> this is a good thing so that we could run the repository manager on  
> that separate repository to get stats on incubator artifact  
> activity. Project using Maven in the incubator can specify a set of  
> repositories to use so it wouldn't be onerous to have artifacts be  
> pulled from the incubator repository. But I honestly don't think  
> there is much downside in syncing to Ibiblio but I suppose that is  
> a decision for the Incubator PMC to decide. That is probably the  
> thing to clear up.

Those are some good points.

Thinking of the projects that I have in incubation at the current  
time, I get a little sinking feeling in my stomach at the thought  
they could be out of wide-spread distribution for a year.

-David


>> - Dan
>>
>> Guillaume Nodet wrote:
>>> What is the real purpose of such a repository if it is not synced  
>>> to ibiblio ?
>>> What if a user of an incubating project create an upload request ?
>>> There's no reason why Apache internal policies would affect such  
>>> a request.
>>> AFAIK, Ibiblio repository is not owned by the ASF ...
>>>
>>> Jason van Zyl wrote:
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> On 14 Aug 06, at 5:03 PM 14 Aug 06, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On 8/7/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> > people.apache.org/repo/m1-incubating-repository
>>>>>> > people.apache.org/repo/m2-incubating-repository
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Noel, shall I go ahead and create the above? They get my +1  
>>>>>> from a
>>>>>> repository@ point of view.
>>>>>
>>>>> Pinging on this to make sure the Incubator is happy with the idea
>>>>> before I set it up.
>>>>>
>>>>> Hen
>>>>>
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>>>> Jason van Zyl
>>>> jason@maven.org
>>>>
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> Jason van Zyl
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