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From Ben Walding <...@walding.com>
Subject Re: build maven
Date Tue, 01 Jul 2003 23:41:15 GMT
While this may sound like a good idea, consider that the repository is 
currently 325M and contains a lot of stuff that you will never use.

It would only be of real use if you were going offline for a long period 
of time and might need a whole lot of odd versions.

Moretti, Luciano (MED) wrote:

>David-
>I don't know of it, and can't find it in my list of goals, but I am a
>Newbie...
>
>If you're under linux/unix I'd probably use wget to handle that.  wget
>is really well designed to get recursive online filesystems and copy
>them to the local filesystem.
>
>after a little experimenting on our local repo, (as wget can't go
>through my proxy as it's currently configured) if you're going to try
>it, I'd suggest trying to use the FTP functionality, as the HTTP version
>generates a bunch of junk files that are created by apache (index files
>& graphics).
>
>Using my local repo instead of ibiblio's, here's what I came up with-
>Execute it from $MAVEN_HOME
>
>wget -r -nH ftp://ibiblio.org/maven
>
>-r = 		Recursively navigate the tree
>-nH= 		No Home- by default it'll create a directory ibiblio.org
>and put all the files in there.. this is not what you want.
>
>You may have to tweak the ftp statement, as I can't see what ibiblio's
>dir structure looks like from inside the proxy- which means you might
>have to add the --cut-dirs= statement to get rid of junk directories.
>
>This should create a mirror of the remote repo with in the
>$MAVEN_HOME/maven dir.  Inspect the new repo to make sure it looks good,
>then use the mv command to move it to $MAVEN_HOME/repository.  I'd
>personally suggest backing up the old repo if one exists, as I've ran
>into problems when completely overwriting the local repo.
>
>Good Luck-
>I'm pretty new at this, so this is use at your own risk,
>
>Luciano
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Liles [mailto:dave@dynamichostings.com]
>Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2003 4:54 PM
>To: Maven Users List
>Subject: RE: build maven
>
>
>I was under the impression that there was a generic call that could be
>made that basically downloads all of the available jars and places them
>in the repository strucuture.
>
>	-----Original Message----- 
>	From: Moretti, Luciano (MED) [mailto:Luciano.Moretti@med.ge.com]
>
>	Sent: Tue 7/1/2003 4:47 PM 
>	To: 'Maven Users List' 
>	Cc: 
>	Subject: RE: build maven
>	
>	
>
>	Dave-
>	Maven will automatically generate the repository on the 1st run.
>There
>	is no specific step needed to build a local repository- it will
>fetch
>	the needed jars off the web when they are called for.
>	
>	Just create your project.properties file, make sure that you
>have the
>	proxy configuration stuff if you need it, and go ahead and start
>	defining & building your project.
>	
>	It's one of the coolest things about maven that I've run into so
>far.
>	
>	Have fun,
>	
>	Luciano
>	
>	
>	
>	-----Original Message-----
>	From: David Liles [mailto:dave@dynamichostings.com]
>	Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2003 4:29 PM
>	To: users@maven.apache.org
>	Subject: build maven
>	
>	
>	I just downloaded and installed maven 1.0 b9.
>	What is the syntax I need to use to begin the process to have
>maven
>	generate all of the repository jar files?
>	
>	
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