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From Brian Fox <bri...@infinity.nu>
Subject Re: Nexus repository clean-up [Wink project]
Date Fri, 24 Jul 2009 17:52:34 GMT
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On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 10:19 AM, Brian Fox<brianf@infinity.nu> wrote:
> Hi Martin,
> Can you be more specific?
>
> First, no release artifacts can ever be removed from the repository.
> This is a tenet of Maven..and frankly even if they were removed from
> the Apache repo, they will not be removed from Central or all the
> mirrors of it.
>
> That leaves only snapshots. The snapshots hosted in the nexus
> repository are cleaned up when: 1) there are more than two copies
> older than 5 days or 2) when a release of the same version is
> performed. (ie 1.0-SNAPSHOTS are removed when the system sees 1.0 is
> released).
>
> All committers on a given project have the permissions to remove
> snapshots if they want, but only admins have permissions to remove
> release artifacts.
>
> So given that you can already manage snapshots, and removing releases
> is a non-starter, is there something else we need to allow that I'm
> missing?
>
> --Brian
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 3:56 AM, Snitkovsky,
> Martin<martin.snitkovsky@hp.com> wrote:
>> Hi John/Brian,
>> We still have issues with repository clean-up.
>> We have changed project version name, which created all new set of artifacts. All
old artifacts are not relevant anymore and should be removed from repository.
>>
>> I understand that there is some kind of auto-cleanup aimed to remove old artifacts,
but I don't know when it runs and what is cleaned.
>>
>> Is it possible/acceptable to provide us credentials for removing irrelevant artifacts,
or only you guys are responsible for such actions.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Martin
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: John Casey [mailto:jdcasey@commonjava.org]
>> Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 7:23 PM
>> To: Snitkovsky, Martin
>> Subject: Re: Nexus repository clean-up [Wink project]
>>
>> I brought this up to Brian and he mentioned that he's been trying to
>> reach you on the repository@ mailing list about this for some time, with
>> no response.
>>
>> I guess if this is still something you'd like to solve, let's move the
>> discussion over there.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> -john
>>
>> Snitkovsky, Martin wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am a member in Apache Wink project. We are using Apache Nexus
>>> repository https://repository.apache.org
>>>
>>> to  deploy Wink artifacts.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  From time to time, i would like to perform repository clean-up  (e.g.
>>> remove old artifacts, corrupted files) and I am wondering what is
>>> acceptable procedure for this.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> */ /*Wink home page: http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WINK/Index
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Martin
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>

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