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From Brett Porter <>
Subject Re: Possibility to update or invalidate artifact?
Date Sun, 14 Dec 2008 23:34:58 GMT
We can delete it in such a case, but we would highly recommend you  
release a new version, not overwrite the existing one, to avoid any  
future confusion.

- Brett

On 15/12/2008, at 9:15 AM, Kasper Sørensen wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I am in the sad situation that something went wrong with the artifacts
> that have been uploaded/synchronized with the central maven repo...
> The jars that I have uploaded where empty after running "mvn jar:jar
> deploy:deploy". Apparently I should have used "mvn install
> deploy:deploy", but that's another story).
> I was wondering if it was possible to either invalidate/remove an
> artifact from the repo or if it's possible to overwrite an existing
> artifact somehow? On the "Guide to uploading artifacts to the Central
> Repository" it says that "nothing is deleted or changed in the Central
> Repository after it is synced", so I'm guessing it wont help to just
> do a new deployment on my sync'ed repository? I can increment the
> version of my artifact but that would be bad for the project roadmap
> and it would also be quite confusing to users I think.
> Best regards,
> Kasper Sørensen
> representing the MetaModel and DataCleaner projects at

Brett Porter

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