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From teacup <>
Subject Re: Managed repositories and Maven local repository
Date Wed, 17 Dec 2008 20:51:54 GMT

Thanks Brett.  I finally decided not to mix up Archiva setup with
Continuum's.  As you suggested, I will keep purging the stuff in both
manually.  I cannot wait to see a better support for this in Maven.

brettporter wrote:
> On 17/12/2008, at 12:21 AM, teacup wrote:
>> Note that the user 'specialuser' owns Tomcat, Archiva, and Continuum
>> installations.  Anyway, so my problem is that Archiva downloads and
>> maintains same artifacts under its own repos (under Tomcat - see  
>> above) that
>> Continuum maintains under its default local repository (see above) -  
>> and
>> this means unnecessary duplication to me.  I mean all those huge  
>> artifact
>> jars are present in two places on my server.
> This would be likely to cause conflicts for the Maven process as it  
> executes, and the format of the local and remote repositories are  
> different.
> While it's not ideal, you are best to utilise the purge features of  
> both Continuum and Archiva to keep the local and snapshot repos trim  
> so that duplication is at a minimum.
> Hopefully future versions of Maven will better support this within the  
> local repository (I have a proposal prepared for this already).
> Cheers,
> Brett
> --
> Brett Porter

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