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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Download URL of commons-logging
Date Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:34:48 GMT
On 7 August 2012 09:00, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 06.08.2012 21:20, sebb wrote:
>>
>> On 6 August 2012 16:31, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On 03.08.2012 12:45, sebb wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On 3 August 2012 09:09, Andre Fischer <awf.aoo@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am currently cleaning up and improving the download mechanism of the
>>>>> external tarballs.  Most of them (all that are used by the AOO34
>>>>> branch)
>>>>> can
>>>>> now be found on apache-extras [1].  However, that is intended only as
a
>>>>> fallback in case the tarballs can not be downloaded directly from their
>>>>> original download server.  At the moment we use the SVN repository as
a
>>>>> secondary fallback.  I will remove that maybe next week.
>>>>>
>>>>> I need help regarding the original download site of one of the apache
>>>>> commons libraries.  The general download page for
>>>>> commons-logging-1.1.1-src.tar.gz is [2].  I don't know how to produce
a
>>>>> URL
>>>>> that does not contain a specific mirror but instead is resolved by the
>>>>> server.
>>>>
>>>> You could perhaps download from Maven Central instead:
>>>>
>>>> http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/commons-logging/
>>>
>>>
>>> Is this an instance of maven that uses commons-logging or one that builds
>>> (and distributes) it?
>>
>> Not sure I understand the questions.
>>
>> That URL is where Maven projects will download Commons Logging from if
>> they have a dependency (direct or indirect) on it.
>>
>> It is the default Maven repository which is embedded in Maven, but
>> there's no reason why you should not download jars from it using Ant
>> or any other build tool.
>
>
> So essentially this is the apache-extras of maven.  Their own backup copy of
> commons-logging.

No, it's not.
It's the standard way of distributing Maven dependencies.

> In that case we can use our own where we can make sure
> that the right version is kept.

You'll need to run that past infra.

But why bother, when the Maven repository is available?
It holds all released copies of commons-logging, and the servers are
replicated to handle the bandwidth.

> -Andre
>
>
>>>>> Does anybody know how to do that?
>>>>>
>>>>> Andre
>>>>>
>>>>> [1] https://code.google.com/a/apache-extras.org/p/ooo-extras/
>>>>> [2] http://commons.apache.org/logging/download_logging.cgi
>>>>>
>>>>> PS: I changed my email address from af@a-w-f.de to
>>>>> awf.aoo@googlemail.com,
>>>>> but I am still the same person.
>>>
>>>
>

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