Projects / Proximity


Proximity is a cross between an HTTP proxy and a pro-active mirror. One of its primary uses is as Web application to serve as a Maven proxy on a company's intranet. This project is the logical predecessor of Sonatype Nexus.

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Recent releases

  •  07 Nov 2007 10:13

    Release Notes: A major SNAPSHOT expiration problem was fixed. A major "too many open files" problem was fixed. GZIPped stream recognition in httpRemotePeer was fixed. A GroupMapping feature was added to Proximity core. Stats are working and were extended. The event mechanism is finished. Some Velocity problems with null elems in context were fixed. "Fine grain" version searches were enabled. CommonsNetFTP remote peer was fixed. Quartz and job support (reindexJob) were added. ReindexAtStartup now defaults to "false". The repository was added to defaults. Generally, dependencies were updated to the latest releases.

    •  26 Feb 2007 15:51

      Release Notes: The WebDAV interface was fixed, which now enables deployment from Maven2. Other major fixes were made regarding repository support, a snapshot update problem, the use of server MIME-types, and a problem where GZIP content encoding is requested from the remote peer but not handled. Furthermore, some minor code problems and 1.4.2 platform incompatibilies were fixed.

      •  28 Nov 2006 21:50

        Release Notes: Indexer initialization has been refactored and fixed. Life cycles of Indexer and Proximity beans are now cleaner. Various Maven-related problems are fixed: metadata merging and HTTP LastModified header are used properly. MIME Content type is now set by using JAF javax.activation.MimetypesFileTypeMap.

        •  09 Nov 2006 21:45

          Release Notes: There are a lot of bugfixes and major refactoring. The flawed indexer is now completely separate from Proximity bean, which serves the essentials only (aggregation). The Repositories are are simplified (request serving). They are both Indexer-agnostic now. New features, such as accessing password-protected remote repositories, have been implemented.

          •  01 Nov 2006 18:16

            Release Notes: A blocker issue is fixed that caused an issue with the new neg-cache implementation introduced in RC5 (no new artifacts were downloaded from Proximity). Some searching and search page Velocity templates have been fixed.


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