We use Artifactory to cache and summarize remote repositories in our company. We use org.apache.activemq which has a dependency to org.apache.geronimo.specs:specs:pom:1.1. This can't be imported to Artifactory (which results in build failure) due a mailformed pom.xml.
2017-09-20 16:01:19,839 [http-nio-8081-exec-17] [ERROR] (o.a.r.d.DbStoringRepoMixin:258) - IO error while trying to save resource maven_local-releases-external:org/apache/geronimo/specs/specs/1.1/specs-1.1.pom'': org.artifactory.api.repo.exception.maven.BadPomException: Failed to read POM for 'org/apache/geronimo/specs/specs/1.1/specs-1.1.pom': expected START_TAG or END_TAG not TEXT (position: TEXT seen ...</developers>\n `\n <p... @91:7) .
The pom.xml contains a "`"-character right after the closing develpers-tag and before the next opening one.
Please remove the wrong character.