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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Operating system requirement
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:47:25 GMT
On 28 March 2014 12:09, Anders Hammar <anders@hammar.net> wrote:
>> The requirements also says:
>>
>> "Disk No minimum requirement. Approximately 100MB will be used for
>> your local repository, however this will vary depending on usage ..."
>>
>> AFAICT there _is_ a minimum requirement which is needed to store a
>> basic set of plugins.
>> And of course there is the Maven application itself, though that is
>> tiny (under 6Mb for 3.0.5)
>>
>> 100MB is quite a small repository; they can easily grow to 1GB or more.
>>
>
> So you think we should change to for example:
> "Approximately 10MB is required for the Maven installation itself. In
> addition to that, additional disk space will be used for your local Maven
> repository. The size of your local repository will vary depending on usage
> but calculate for at least 500MB."
>
> Maven 3.2.1 is around 8MB, but Maven 3.0 is around 3.5MB and 2.x is even
> smaller. Stating approx 10MB will give us some space.
>
> My local repo is 1.5GB so I'm guessing an average dev would need at least
> 500MB.
>
> ok?

+1

> /Anders
>
>
>>
>> > /Anders
>> >
>> > [1] http://maven.apache.org/download.cgi#Requirements
>>
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