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From Jaikiran Pai <>
Subject Re: Ant-Ivy: Publish don't pull declared dependencies
Date Mon, 28 Aug 2017 13:00:29 GMT
As far as I know, the publish task itself doesn't fetch any 
dependencies. The dependencies itself are downloaded by a (previous) 
resolve task that is invoked separately and explicitly.


On 31/07/17 11:32 PM, maikel van den Hurk wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am wondering if there is already a property or option to avoid downloading of <dependencies>
declared in ivy.xml when doing a publication? If there is not yet such property or option
available would this be a good extension to put in place?
> Bit of background:
> Currently whenever you do a publication, a declared dependency within ivy.xml is being
first downloaded to your local cache. Basically it should be enough to check if the declared
dependency module is present within the defined resolvers, but not download the actual artefacts
to your cache. This would result in savings on network traffic and on disk space.
> Thanks,
> Maikel

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