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From Brian Fox <bri...@sonatype.com>
Subject Re: Nexus repository clean-up [Wink project]
Date Sun, 26 Jul 2009 21:49:12 GMT
Are my emails getting through at all?

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Brian Fox<brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
> Ping?
>
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Brian Fox<brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
>> Hi Martin,
>> Can you be more specific?
>>
>> First, no release artifacts can ever be removed from the repository.
>> This is a tenet of Maven..and frankly even if they were removed from
>> the Apache repo, they will not be removed from Central or all the
>> mirrors of it.
>>
>> That leaves only snapshots. The snapshots hosted in the nexus
>> repository are cleaned up when: 1) there are more than two copies
>> older than 5 days or 2) when a release of the same version is
>> performed. (ie 1.0-SNAPSHOTS are removed when the system sees 1.0 is
>> released).
>>
>> All committers on a given project have the permissions to remove
>> snapshots if they want, but only admins have permissions to remove
>> release artifacts.
>>
>> So given that you can already manage snapshots, and removing releases
>> is a non-starter, is there something else we need to allow that I'm
>> missing?
>>
>> --Brian
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:56 AM, Snitkovsky,
>> Martin<martin.snitkovsky@hp.com> wrote:
>>> Hi John/Brian,
>>> We still have issues with repository clean-up.
>>> We have changed project version name, which created all new set of artifacts.
All old artifacts are not relevant anymore and should be removed from repository.
>>>
>>> I understand that there is some kind of auto-cleanup aimed to remove old artifacts,
but I don't know when it runs and what is cleaned.
>>>
>>> Is it possible/acceptable to provide us credentials for removing irrelevant artifacts,
or only you guys are responsible for such actions.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Martin
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: John Casey [mailto:jdcasey@commonjava.org]
>>> Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:23 PM
>>> To: Snitkovsky, Martin
>>> Subject: Re: Nexus repository clean-up [Wink project]
>>>
>>> I brought this up to Brian and he mentioned that he's been trying to
>>> reach you on the repository@ mailing list about this for some time, with
>>> no response.
>>>
>>> I guess if this is still something you'd like to solve, let's move the
>>> discussion over there.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> -john
>>>
>>> Snitkovsky, Martin wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> I am a member in Apache Wink project. We are using Apache Nexus
>>>> repository https://repository.apache.org
>>>>
>>>> to  deploy Wink artifacts.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  From time to time, i would like to perform repository clean-up  (e.g.
>>>> remove old artifacts, corrupted files) and I am wondering what is
>>>> acceptable procedure for this.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> */ /*Wink home page: http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WINK/Index
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> Martin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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