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From "Wendy Smoak (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (ARCHETYPE-366) Maven mirror consulted after, rather than instead of, archetypeRepository URL
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 23:34:22 GMT


Wendy Smoak commented on ARCHETYPE-366:

You have only defined a mirror for 'central'.  Try changing that to <mirrorOf>*</mirrorOf>
and see if it behaves the way you expect.

I can't tell without seeing more of the build output, but I suspect when you supply an archetypeRepository,
it has some other repository id, for which you have not defined a mirror.  

(Is there an 'archetypeRepositoryId' parameter you can pass?)

> Maven mirror consulted after, rather than instead of, archetypeRepository URL
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: ARCHETYPE-366
>                 URL:
>             Project: Maven Archetype
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Generator
>    Affects Versions: 2.0
>         Environment: Ubuntu 10.04, JDK 6.
>            Reporter: Jesse Glick
>            Priority: Minor
> I have a local Nexus instance running, with a mirror of Central, and in {{settings.xml}}:
> {noformat}
> <mirror>
>     <id>central</id>
>     <mirrorOf>central</mirrorOf>
>     <url>.../content/repositories/central/</url>
> </mirror>
> {noformat}
> This works fine for normal Maven operations. However, {{archetype:generate}} tries to
download from the public repo _first_. So when I am online, after typing this:
> {noformat}
> rm -rf ~/.m2/repository/org/codehaus/mojo/archetypes test
> mvn -DarchetypeVersion=1.2 -Darchetype.interactive=false -DgroupId=test -DarchetypeArtifactId=osgi-archetype
-DarchetypeRepository= -Dversion=1.0-SNAPSHOT -DarchetypeGroupId=org.codehaus.mojo.archetypes
-Dbasedir=/tmp -Dpackage=test -DartifactId=test --batch-mode archetype:generate
> {noformat}
> I see:
> {noformat}
> [INFO] Archetype defined by properties
> Downloading:
> Downloaded:
(4 KB at 8.7 KB/sec)
> Downloading:
> Downloaded:
(947 B at 8.3 KB/sec)
> {noformat}
> with no mention of Nexus; when I am offline:
> {noformat}
> [INFO] Archetype defined by properties
> Downloading:
> Downloading: http://localhost:6969/nexus/content/repositories/central/org/codehaus/mojo/archetypes/osgi-archetype/1.2/osgi-archetype-1.2.jar
> Downloaded: http://localhost:6969/nexus/content/repositories/central/org/codehaus/mojo/archetypes/osgi-archetype/1.2/osgi-archetype-1.2.jar
(4 KB at 128.8 KB/sec)
> Downloading:
> Downloading: http://localhost:6969/nexus/content/repositories/central/org/codehaus/mojo/archetypes/osgi-archetype/1.2/osgi-archetype-1.2.pom
> Downloaded: http://localhost:6969/nexus/content/repositories/central/org/codehaus/mojo/archetypes/osgi-archetype/1.2/osgi-archetype-1.2.pom
(947 B at 57.8 KB/sec)
> {noformat}
> once this resource is cached in the Nexus mirror repo. (Since the online command does
not ask Nexus, it normally is _not_ cached there and offline project creation simply fails;
to force Nexus to cache it, I need to ask Maven to download it as a dep of something.)
> If I do not specify an explicit {{archetypeRepository}} then I get
> {noformat}
> [INFO] Archetype repository missing. Using the one from [org.codehaus.mojo.archetypes:osgi-archetype:1.2]
found in catalog remote
> {noformat}
> and Nexus is consulted first, but this parameter is needed as a workaround for ARCHETYPE-344.
> One complicating factor with this example is that the 1.2 release of the archetype does
not seem to be present in the Central index; I have no clue why. (It was released on February
15, i.e. more than three weeks ago, and my understanding is that the index is rebuilt weekly.)
May not have anything to do with this bug, though.

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