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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: downloading external dependencies outside of svn.apache.org
Date Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:50:18 GMT
You can also use OSSRH to push more jars to central.

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 2:45 PM, Joe Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Many projects in a similar situation ship a "deps"
> package that contains dependencies and distribute
> those from the mirrors.
>
> HTH
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>>________________________________
>> From: Juan Pablo Santos Rodríguez <juanpablo@apache.org>
>>To: general@incubator.apache.org
>>Sent: Monday, August 27, 2012 2:42 PM
>>Subject: downloading external dependencies outside of svn.apache.org
>>
>>Hello,
>>
>>As a part of JSPWiki's July 2012 incubator report [#1], it was noted that
>>JSPWiki (incubating) should not ship external jars alongside with code.
>>This has been achieved in current trunk. However, as part of AOO community
>>graduation vote thread [#2] it was noted that:
>>
>>" If you try to build from source the build system will download packages
>>from svn.apache.org instead of from elsewhere or the mirrors.  That
>>violates infra policy."
>>
>>Which is exactly what is happening to us: we download jars from Central as
>>much as possible but, as there are a few of them ([#3], [#4]) which are not
>>published in Central, we download them from svn.apache.org. These jar are
>>all AL compatible so, the questions are:
>>
>>- where can we place them in order to not violate infra policy?
>>- could this be a -1 towards voting a release? how to proceed?
>>
>>
>>thx & regards,
>>juan pablo
>>
>>[#1] http://s.apache.org/zsq
>>[#2] http://s.apache.org/8Gk
>>[#3] http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/jspwiki/libs/lib/
>>[#4] http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/jspwiki/libs/tests/lib/
>>
>>
>>

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