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From Anders Hammar <and...@hammar.net>
Subject Re: The archetype/archetype-catalog mess
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2013 18:29:09 GMT
Heck, we might even go v3.0 with this change and remove a lot of garbage
that I've found in the code. And delete the create goal. :-)
Maybe even require Maven 3.0+ to simplify the code. Or maybe that's taking
this a little bit to far?

/Anders


On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 6:41 PM, Manfred Moser <manfred@simpligility.com>wrote:

> You would be earning a lot of brownie points I am sure! There are a bunch
> of open questions around this and the perception that the archetype system
> is pretty much dead on stackoverflow and other places. This could fix a
> lot of those concerns..
>
> manfred
>
> > Currently, maven-archetype-plugin ignores the configured Maven
> > infrastructure when fetching the archetype-catalog. That is, it is
> > hard-coded to get the catalog from central. This causes problems in
> > environments where Internet access is restricted and a MRM is used. Also,
> > in cases where Internet is accessible I think the current behavior where
> > configured repositories/mirrors are ignored is strange. I would expect my
> > Maven configuration to be honored and the catalog to downloaded from my
> > configured remote repos (incl. mirrors).
> >
> > Do anyone object if I do some drastic changes to this logic in the
> plugin?
> > I'm thinking that the plugin should follow the Maven configuration and
> not
> > have anything hard-coded in itself wrt where to get the archetype
> > catalog(s) from.
> > Related tickets are ARCHETYPE-427 and ARCHETYPE-358 primarily, but it
> > touches on other ones as well.
> >
> > /Anders
> >
>
>
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