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From Dan Rollo <>
Subject Re: [m2] What triggers attempt to download from: ?
Date Tue, 29 Jul 2008 21:47:40 GMT
Forgot to mention: I'm using maven 2.0.9 :

Maven version: 2.0.9
Java version: 1.5.0_07
OS name: "linux" version: "2.6.24-19-generic" arch: "i386" Family: "unix"

Dan Rollo wrote:
> Apologies if I'm missing something obvious (and I did search the list 
> archives without success).
> I have the following pom.xml defined for a project that depends on the 
> activation.jar. I could only find that jar published on the maven 1 repo 
> on
> I deleted my local .m2 repo (to make sure I didn't botch the 
> repo/dependency configs), and I ran: mvn clean package site
> While maven is downloading all the needed plugins/deps, in the middle of 
> the download, it starts trying to use: 
> for only some jars.
> The download gets stuck on these for a long time (I assume until 
> something times out).
> So I have a couple questions:
> 1. Why are only SOME downloads hitting: 
> when those same items exist in the normal central repo (and when I never 
> define the repo anywhere)?
> 2. Any idea how I can workaround this issue to avoid these long download 
> delays?
> I tried also re-defining the "central" repo in my pom before the 
> repo (hoping that might always force checking of "central" 
> before any other repo). Didn't seem to make any difference.
> Thanks,
> Dan

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