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  1. Maven
  2. MNG-5896

Download dependency POMs in parallel

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Reopened
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Unresolved
    • Affects Version/s: 3.3.3
    • Fix Version/s: 3.7.0-candidate
    • Component/s: Dependencies
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      Background

      When building a project with dependencies not yet available in the local repository, I noticed that Maven 3.3.3 first downloads the dependency POMs sequentially and then proceeds downloading the dependency JARs with up to 5 threads in parallel.

      Due to this, when first building a project with a large number of dependencies, downloading a large number of small POMs may take a lot longer than downloading the much larger JARs, or even longer than building the project itself, especially when a repository manager is used which increases the download latency.

      Enhancement

      Download POMs of (transitive) dependencies in parallel to significantly speed up initial builds of large projects.

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                Reporter:
                hwellmann Harald Wellmann
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