A few days ago i was working on some TAP related testing, and all of a sudden a workload which always worked, started to fail on me.
I could figure out why my app was failing, so i started to look into what was going on.
quickly i saw that the build itself was failing for my container, and a saw the following error message:
[creator] unable to invoke layer creator [creator] unable to contribute spring-cloud-bindings layer [creator] unable to get dependency spring-cloud-bindings [creator] unable to download https://repo.spring.io/release/org/springframework/cloud/spring-cloud-bindings/1.10.0/spring-cloud-bindings-1.10.0.jar [creator] could not download https://repo.spring.io/release/org/springframework/cloud/spring-cloud-bindings/1.10.0/spring-cloud-bindings-1.10.0.jar: 401 [creator] ERROR: failed to build: exit status 1
After some quick searching on the internet i stumbled upon the following blog post , which describes a change being made in the spring artifactory instance, where they are removing anonymous access for downloads of released artifacts, and instead people should pull these from maven central.
The issue I was hitting was due to the fact that the Spring boot buildpack that is part of the TAP 1.4 release, is still trying to pull down the spring-cloud-bindings dependency from the spring registry, and I happened to be testing things, during one of the brown-outs, ahead of the final removal of anonymous access on January 26th 2023.
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