Is there any way to instruct netbeans to NOT download this particular index?
I could not find any GUI element that enables me to switch off just this index,
so I was wondering if there is a text file I could edit within netbeans'
configuration. I am aware of turning off maven indexes completely, but this is
not applicable for me, since I am using the overall feature - and it is an
The OSSRH snapshot index requires tens of gigabytes to unpack (30GiB, maybe
60? Somewhere around that), and I don't want to allocate such free space just
for this. Besides, following the expected out-of-disk-space error, netbeans
enters an infinite loop trying again and again, which causes useless bandwith
stress and SSD wear. Cancelling the download also causes retries within a few
I also wanted to take a look at the source code and help developing this
feature, but I don't know where the current source of truth for the source
code is right now, how to build netbeans etc. - but that's a discussion for
the dev mailing list.