Maybe this helps:
> On 8 Aug 2017, at 18:24, Ciprian Ciubotariu <cheepe...@gmx.net> wrote:
> Hi there!
> 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
> 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
> not applicable for me, since I am using the overall feature - and it is an
> awesome feature.
> 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.