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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Nexus release problems
Date Mon, 16 Jan 2012 10:58:57 GMT
On 16/01/2012 10:53, Konstantin Kolinko wrote:
> 2012/1/16 Mark Thomas <>:
>> On 16/01/2012 09:43, Mark Thomas wrote:
>>> It appears there is a problem with the Nexus release process. Prior to
>>> the switch to Nexus, the Maven metedata contained all previous releases
>>> [1]. Post the switch to Nexus, none of the previous releases appear in
>>> the metadata [2].
>>> The switch to Nexus has, therefore, introduced the very bug to the
>>> Tomcat 7.0.x series that the switch to Nexus was meant to avoid [3].
>>> Given that we go have the prior metadata, how do we get Nexus to use it?
>>> [1]
>>> [2]
>>> [3]
> There is no error in that. The metadata is only for
> "orgapachetomcat-078" repository that contains this only release and
> nothing else.

Hmm. I guess that makes sense but I'm not entirely comfortable with
that. I'd rather see the full meta-data before the release like we used
to with the scp-copy process.

>> Oh, and if there is a way to get Nexus not to create .md5 and .sha1
>> files for the .asc signatures that would be nice but not essential since
>> the scp+rsync had the same problem.
> I think that it is not possible to avoid creating them.
> I've read on dev@commons that it is possible to delete them (more below).

Manual deletion is a PITA. We published them before and I am happy to
continue to do so.


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