[GRADLE-1349] Improved behavior for chained Maven repositories Created: 25/Jan/11 Updated: 10/Feb/17 Resolved: 10/Feb/17
Given this build script:
Here, mavenCentral is mistakenly used instead of mavenRepo. What then happens is that Ivy doesn't find hibernate-core POM/Jar in Central, but nevertheless downloads the Jar from JBoss repository. Because it doesn't have a POM, Ivy doesn't do any transitive dependency management (without warning the user). After fixing the problem by replacing mavenCentral with mavenRepo, one still has to clear out the Ivy cache in order to get transitive dependency management back.
With this behavior, the problem is difficult to track down. Maybe the resolution behavior could be improved, e.g. by looking for the POM (not just for the Jar) in both repositories. Or one could issue a warning that no transitive dependency management is possible for hibernate-core.
|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]
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|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]
Thanks again for reporting this issue. We haven't heard back from you after our inquiry from November 15th. We are closing this issue now. Please create an issue on GitHub if you still feel passionate about getting it resolved.