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From Anders Hammar <>
Subject Re: Changing maven central mirror results in redownload of all dependencies?
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2015 10:24:51 GMT
I believe this is due to the id of the repo used changes. Maven 3 keeps
track of which repo it used to download an artifact (which Maven 2 didn't).
So if it changes it re-downloads to prevent issues due to artifact being
different (which shouldn't be the case in a perfect world, but still


On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 11:19 AM, Thomas Meyer <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have the impression that changing the maven central mirror in the
> settings.xml does result in redownloading of all dependencies?!
> Why is that the case?
> Can I supress this? I.e. the artifacts are actually the same!
> With kind regards
> Thomas

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