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Re: [m2e-users] Any way to share the repository index between workspaces?

Just as a note: Sounds like a useful thing to have, but only with an
additional preference option "read/only index".

On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 2:27 PM, Cèsar Ordiñana <cordin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm working with many related projects, having each one on its own eclipse
> workspace. On each of those workspaces, the m2e plugin downloads the maven
> repository index  into the ".metadata/.plugins/org.eclipse.m2e.core/nexus"
> workspace folder.
> The index files takes around 260Mb of disc space. This is becoming a real
> problem for me, as having near 20 workspaces takes around 5Gb of disc space
> for all the (repeated) indexes.
> Is there any way to configure where the index is stored?
> This way it could be configured on each workspace to use a common place, as
> it is really always the same index file, saving a lot of disc space, and
> also unneeded connections to the main repository server.
> The eclipse version I'm using currently is:
>    Eclipse IDE for Java Developers
>    Version: Indigo Service Release 2
>    Build id: 20120216-1857
> Regards.
> --
> Cèsar
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