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Nexus Maven Repository Manager 1.0.0-beta-3.1 and Source Released

The Nexus 1.0.0-beta-3.1 release brings several new features and enhancements to the already stable beta-2:

  • Maven 1 proxy capability with the ability to group Maven 1 repositories along with Maven 2 in the same group.
  • Connection and Validation error handling in the UI.
  • Checksum search to identify unknown jars.
  • Deployment security
  • Many bug fixes and other enhancements

See more details here.

The source for Nexus is also available in a public Subversion repository.

If you wish to build the source yourself, use the following profile definition in your settings.xml and be sure to activate it when building Nexus:

&lt;profiles&gt;
  &lt;profile&gt;
    &lt;id&gt;sonatype&lt;/id&gt;
    &lt;repositories&gt;
      &lt;repository&gt;
        &lt;id&gt;forge&lt;/id&gt;
        &lt;url&gt;http://repository.sonatype.org:8081/
nexus/content/groups/maven-eclipse&lt;/url&gt;
          &lt;snapshots&gt;
            &lt;enabled&gt;true&lt;/enabled&gt;
          &lt;/snapshots&gt;
          &lt;releases&gt;
            &lt;enabled&gt;true&lt;/enabled&gt;
          &lt;/releases&gt;
      &lt;/repository&gt;
    &lt;/repositories&gt;
    &lt;pluginRepositories&gt;
      &lt;pluginRepository&gt;
        &lt;id&gt;forge&lt;/id&gt;
        &lt;url&gt;http://repository.sonatype.org:8081/
nexus/content/groups/maven-eclipse&lt;/url&gt;
        &lt;snapshots&gt;
          &lt;enabled&gt;true&lt;/enabled&gt;
        &lt;/snapshots&gt;
        &lt;releases&gt;
          &lt;enabled&gt;true&lt;/enabled&gt;
        &lt;/releases&gt;
      &lt;/pluginRepository&gt;
    &lt;/pluginRepositories&gt;
  &lt;/profile&gt;
&lt;/profiles&gt;
Topics: Nexus Repo Reel Sonatype Says Everything Open Source