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From Brett Porter <br...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [MNG-2994] Snapshot repositories are not checked when using ranges
Date Mon, 21 May 2007 22:52:52 GMT
It seems more that you'd need to change the code that is relying on  
the isSnapshot result from the wrong directory?

On 21/05/2007, at 10:32 PM, Mark Hobson wrote:

> Hi there,
>
> I'm wondering what the best approach is to fix MNG-2994 [1].  The
> problem appears to be that the RepositoryMetadata implementation for
> an artifact directory itself returns false for isSnapshot.  The code
> states that this is done since version information is below this
> metadata, which is true, although returning false is misleading for
> reasons described in the issue.
>
> I'd have thought we would need a way for RepositoryMetadata.isSnapshot
> to state it doesn't yet know whether it is a snapshot or not.  Either
> changing the return type to Boolean to allow null, or introducing a
> further method would work.  I believe this problem may also affect
> Artifact.isSnapshot.
>
> Any thoughts on the best way forward?
>
> Cheers,
>
> Mark
>
> [1] http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MNG-2994
>
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