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From Brian Fox <>
Subject Re: Central repository in settings.xml
Date Tue, 27 Apr 2010 13:36:52 GMT
2010/4/27 Arnaud Héritier <>:
> It could be better but far from perfect. Few users are reading this file and
> are using it to create their own.
> I think they are often copying it from the page you pointed.
> There are several annoying things about settings from my point of view but
> we won't be able to change before a 3.x :
> - We cannot use properties in mirror url (if we want to switch between
> several mirrors with different profiles)
> - We don't have inheritence or mix-in capacity to share some part of them
> and to split env related settings (repo, mirrors, ..) from personal settings
> (credentials)

I think mirrors should be able to be defined inside of (settings)
profiles. That would make it easier to deal with moving from location
to location.

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