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From "Andrus Adamchik (JIRA)" <j...@codehaus.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (MNG-3472) configuration possibilities to limit size of local repository
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2008 16:01:14 GMT

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Andrus Adamchik commented on MNG-3472:
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I take issue with Brett's initial comment: "I think this is best handled by external tools."...
On a local machine Maven is *the* tool to manage repository. At least the way things stand
now... I guess since the issue got closed, the easiest solution in the spirit of open source
would be to write some kind of a "maven-vacuum-repo-plugin"  (something I may end up doing,
but no time guarantees)...

> configuration possibilities to limit size of local repository
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: MNG-3472
>                 URL: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/MNG-3472
>             Project: Maven 2
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Settings
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.8
>            Reporter: manuel aldana
>
> it would be great to make repository-size configurable, for instance by setting the maximum
number of downloads of a snapshot-version to be kept. thus the explosion of local repository
size can be reduced.
> especially when you are working with many in-house multi-module projects which are marked
as snapshots before released , can increase repository size significantly.
> see mailing-list discussion: http://www.nabble.com/limit-size-of-local-repository%2C-limit-number-of-snapshots-td16147475s177.html

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