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Re: [tycho-dev] Working on a software artifact repository
I know that there are a few projects out there, commercially or open source, which also provide a software repository system.
So beside the fact that I want to build that solution using Java 8 and OSGi itself, which is a bigger task than one could think.
I have not dug down into all these repository systems. However, the main use case seems to be having a maven repository. Where I would like to have a multi purpose repository. Which is modular and extensible enough to support all kind if other formats as well.
Bringing in concepts of P2, APT, YUM, etc... to an already existing solution seems rather hard.
The truth is, there might be a solution out there like this. But I think this one can be of use as well.
JensOn Dec 2, 2014 1:46 AM, Pascal Rapicault <pascal@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Out of curiosity, why not join the force with one of the open source
> repository manager out there and add what you are missing?
> For example, what about Archiva (http://archiva.apache.org/index.cgi) ?
> On 12/01/2014 04:44 AM, Jens Reimann wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I just wanted to check if there is interest in an open source (EPL),
> > software artifact repository. The idea is not new, but we wanted to have
> > some piece of software which can receive OSGi bundles and Eclipse
> > features from a Maven Tycho build and push it into some sort of
> > repository, consuming it later on as a P2 repository.
> > Now I know that Nexus can do this already in the Pro version, and in
> > some sort using the the "Unzip" plugin. However I would prefer to have a
> > more open and more focused approach.
> > In addition we were looking for the same tool, just for ".deb" and
> > ".rpm" files, in order to create APT and YUM repositories. Again with
> > artifacts deployed from a Maven build.
> > So I started to work on "package drone" , which some do will
> > hopefully do all this and even more ;-)
> > If you have ideas, comments, etc, please let me know.
> > And if you are on the Demo camp in Munich this week, I would like to
> > hear your ideas!
> > Thanks
> > Jens
> >  https://github.com/ctron/package-drone
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