this patch should fix the issue with uploading artifacts to the nexus maven repo.
command to upload artifact to the staging rep is ;
ant mvn-deploy -Dversion="standard version string" -Drepo=staging
command to upload artifact to the snapshot repo is:
I 've tried publishing artifacts to the staging repo and it worked.
https://repository.apache.org/index.html#staging;6a441994c87797, this stating url is not closed yet for to get a public view.