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From d...@multitask.com.au
Subject Re: new maven goal
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2003 00:54:56 GMT
It would be great to integrate this into the repository plugin (rather 
than clean).

Could you post it to our bug reporting system?

Thanks,
--
dIon Gillard, Multitask Consulting
Blog:      http://blogs.codehaus.org/people/dion/



"Sonnek, Ryan" <Ryan.Sonnek@bpc.com> wrote on 19/12/2003 09:07:51 AM:

> I have nearly finished creating a small plugin that I think could be
> integrated into the maven clean plugin.  I would like to get feedback on 
it
> and ask about if/how to submit it to the maven community.
> 
> I created a plugin that goes through the user's local repository and 
deletes
> out all timestamped artifacts EXCEPT the newest one (should be the same 
as
> SNAPSHOT).  I needed to create this plugin because after several weeks 
of
> development, I'd have over 1 GB tied up in my local repo.  It is not
> possible to just "blow away" my local repo since we may or may not be 
online
> to redownload the dependencies, so I created this plugin to do the grunt
> work for me. 
> 
> I see this as being useful to organizations that develop using SNAPSHOT
> dependencies (which kicks ass, and I thank maven for implementing this), 
and
> don't want to weed through their local repo to clean up old files.
> 
> Any suggestions on how to go about this would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks.
> Ryan
> 
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