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From Oliver Heger <>
Subject Re: Nexus vs rsync-repository releases
Date Wed, 03 Aug 2011 19:44:23 GMT
Am 03.08.2011 07:32, schrieb Henri Yandell:
> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Phil Steitz<>  wrote:
>> On 8/2/11 5:22 PM, Henri Yandell wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 7:23 AM, Emmanuel Bourg<>  wrote:
>>>> Are we still going to deploy Maven artifacts by SCPing to
>>>> m2-ibiblio-rsync-repository on
>>>> I've been discussing the permissions issue for the old groupIds on Nexus
>>>> with the Infra team (i.e components using the old groupId
>>>> commons-<componentname>  need a specific configuration on the snapshot
>>>> release repositories).
>>>> Brian Demers kindly proposed to allow the deployment of all commons-* groups
>>>> on Nexus, but it would require to block the deployment through
>>>> to avoid metadata conflicts.
>>>> Do we all agree on using exclusively Nexus for our releases?
>> I would prefer to leave the door open to release more point releases
>> of [pool] and [dbcp] 1.x using the working scripts that i have, so
>> pls do not nuke those.  The new versions are in the org.apache
>> groupId tree, so we will have no choice but to use nexus for those.
>> I will have agree to use nexus for the maven repo bits, but prefer
>> to create the actual release artifacts locally, examine them, call a
>> VOTE on them and move the same bits to /dist.  Personally, I would
>> rather see us move back the other way (use the Tomcat setup, with
>> Ant tasks pushing to p.a.o/rysnch), but I can see I am in the
>> minority here, so will not stand in the way.
> Well, I'm in the same minority and I'm not aware it's a minority (have
> we taken a vote from those release managing?).
> Nexus, Maven release-plugin, they all fire off my keep-it-simple
> warning flags. They mistake magic for simplicity.

I count myself to the same group.

However, for me the most important point is that there is a really 
fool-proof description of the release process. Do we already have this 
for Nexus?


> Hen
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