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  1. Apache Taverna
  2. TAVERNA-924

ApplicationProfile tries to uploads to root of Maven repository




      The taverna-commandline-product builds the binary distribution ZIP of the Taverna Command Line product - including its lib/ folder, etc.

      It is using


      to enable the taverna-maven-plugin's profile deploy goal - however this fails a regular mvn deploy:

      [INFO] --- taverna-maven-plugin:0.2.1-incubating-SNAPSHOT:profile-deploy (default-profile-deploy) @ taverna-command-line-product ---
      [INFO] Uploading /home/stain/src/taverna/incubator-taverna-commandline/taverna-commandline-product/target/taverna-tmp/ApplicationProfile.xml to https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/snapshots/ApplicationProfile-3.1.0.incubating_20160222T1501.xml
      [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      [INFO] Total time: 8.943 s
      [INFO] Finished at: 2016-02-22T15:01:35+00:00
      [INFO] Final Memory: 37M/803M
      [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
      [ERROR] Failed to execute goal org.apache.taverna.osgi:taverna-maven-plugin:0.2.1-incubating-SNAPSHOT:profile-deploy (default-profile-deploy) on project taverna-command-line-product: Authentication error transferring /home/stain/src/taverna/incubator-taverna-commandline/taverna-commandline-product/target/taverna-tmp/ApplicationProfile.xml to https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/snapshots/ApplicationProfile-3.1.0.incubating_20160222T1501.xml: Access denied to: https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/snapshots/ApplicationProfile-3.1.0.incubating_20160222T1501.xml, ReasonPhrase: Forbidden. -> [Help 1]

      As Apache's Maven repository manager (luckily!) will not allow you to write to /ApplicationProfile-3.1.0.xml at the root - only within org/apache/taverna/ - this will fail.

      The life cycle mapping for taverna-application is also not including the regular install and deploy actions from Maven, so the taverna-commandline-product when built as part of the release-plugin would NOT be deploying the binary distribution ZIP file to the Maven repository.

      However I believe we WANT that as part of the regular release - as Taverna Server relies on the taverna-commandline ZIP being in a Maven repository.

      So a quick workaround for taverna-commandline is to change the packaging back to jar and then we do the ApplicationProfile.xml updates for http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/updates/commandline/ manually (from where they can be picked up by the taverna-plugin-api users for automatic updates).

      Longer term we need to think about how these ApplicationProfile.xml can be deployed - particularly considering the release candidates we don't want them to go live before a release has been accepted by the

      Also the taverna-maven-plugin should include the regular goals for install and deploy, e.g.

        <!-- .. -->

      (It needs to be tested if both deploy goals make sense).

      Perhaps another solution is to split out the ApplicationProfile.xml maintenance to a different Maven module in taverna-commandline, or to make it deploy somewhere within the correct org.apache.taverna groupId so it fits into a regular Maven repository. This would fit better with the Maven release mechanism, and we could modify the http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/updates/commandline/3.0/ site to redirect to the correct folder on http://repository.apache.org/


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                stain Stian Soiland-Reyes
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