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From "Brett Porter" <>
Subject Re: archiva / internal / snapshot and settings.xml
Date Mon, 24 Mar 2008 03:56:23 GMT
On 24/03/2008, Jan Nielsen <> wrote:
> Sorry for the pedantic question, but is "archiva.default" a special
>  ID, or should this ID be changed to match the ID of the repository in
>  the Archiva "Managed Repositories" section that we want "*" to go to?
>  Or is it just specific to the <mirrors> elements? I suspect it's the
>  latter.

Correct, it's not special.

>  But, in any case, for some reason when I try "mvn site" I get:

I suspect this is MRM-734.

>  If I try to browse to my Archiva repository I'm prompted to do
>  BasicAuth; when I submit my archiva admin webapp credentials, I can
>  see that my repository does not contain this plugin, but the proxy
>  connector should pick that up, right? I don't know why I'm being
>  prompted for BasicAuth - I didn't configure it anywhere, and I can't
>  seem to turn it off, either. So, can I turn off BasicAuth? Is the
>  authentication the reason I can't resolve this plugin? Or do I need a
>  profile with pluginRepositories which identify this same repository as
>  my plugin repository?

That might be an issue too. You can grant guest access to read the
repository (instructions are contained on the web site).

>  (Side question: why do we even need to distinguish the plugin
>  repository from non-plugin repositories? Isn't it just a set of
>  artifacts which happen to b Maven plugins?)

Yes, it is probably something that will be deprecated in future
versions of Maven.

- Brett

Brett Porter

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