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Should Maven Central be a software distribution site or an index?

I was reading an email thread on the Maven Developers mailing list about standardizing maven repositories, and re-factoring Maven Central. The discussion got me thinking – and me believes Maven Central Repository should not be a repository of artifacts at all, but more a look-up service / directory with some basic information (think UDDI). Let … Continue reading

Infix SF.net Maven Repository (Plugin)

So I have a couple of projects over at Sourceforge.net; no, not a top 10 project, but a couple of small Java utilities. Choosing Convention over Configuration, all these projects are built with Apache Maven. Now, Maven projects use Maven repositories for getting their repositories as well as deploying their artifacts. This can be a … Continue reading

Reporting Plugin dependencies for Maven 3.x builds

Maven 3 has been out for a bit, and of course with some changes. Other than changing versions of plug-ins and extensions, I think the biggest change has been in the way site reporting plugins are configured. Maven 3 no longer uses /project/reporting/plugins/plugin to configure report plugins. It uses /project/build/plugins/plugin[groupId=”org.apache.maven.plugins” and artifactId=”maven-site-plugin”]/configuration/reportPlugins/plugin or /project/build/pluginManagement/plugins/plugin[groupId=”org.apache.maven.plugins” and … Continue reading

Infix is born!

Last week we registered a new project over at SourceForge – MindTree Infix. The project will be a collection of maven plug-ins and skins. So far, we have only set up the ‘infrastructure’, a basic skin and a few pages on the website – http://mvn-infix.sourceforge.net/. Infix does not have to start from the scratch – … Continue reading

Maven NSIS Plugin 0.2.0 M1 Released

After about 3 weeks of work (free time work only of course), I finally met my target to have enough done to get the first milestone build in the current development cycle out for the Maven NSIS plugin. Though there were only few changes in the release, it was fun though – getting NSIS to … Continue reading

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