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From Joakim Erdfelt <>
Subject Re: Repository Scanners.
Date Thu, 02 Aug 2007 16:54:01 GMT
Barrie Treloar wrote:
> I'm using Archiva 1.0 Alpha 2,
> When I edit a repository definition and disable "Scannable" and save
> my changes, the changes appear to be ignored on the Repositories
> screen.
> There also appears to be no information about how much work is left in a scan.
> When I watch the logs from the repository scanner I get the impression
> that it is rescanning stuff it has already scanned but I am not
> entirely sure.
> Are these known issues?
> Is there a way to edit the configuration files directly and disable scanning?
The configuration is stored in the $HOME/.m2/archiva.xml file.
Feel free to edit that file.

An example of the contents of that file can be found at ...

As for the the Scannable flag, it is known not to work with Remote 
But it should work with Local repositories.

I filed an jira to track the issue surrounding the Scannable option -

- Joakim Erdfelt
  Open Source Software (OSS) Developer

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