Documenting the magic of fixing nexus apt repos

Edward Warnicke

I wanted to take a moment to document the magic that happened that I believe fixed the issues with apt repos in nexus.

This was the patch:

The trick was hinted to by:

"The indexer cannot find packages when there is a main artifact with the same name: If the artifacts are named like:

The indexer won't index the debian package. In order to make the indexer index the debian package it needs a classifier:

This is fine."

The realization was that the *pom* file is an artifact with the same name... so the patch 2426 adds a classifier in the 'deb' case.  Once that was done the indexer started working.


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