If you want to provide a combined view of several repositories, use a repository manager instead.
The settings descriptor documentation can be found on the Maven Local Settings Model Website.
Note: The official Maven 2 repository is at You can force Maven to use a single repository by having it mirror all repository requests.
The repository must contain all of the desired artifacts, or be able to proxy the requests to other repositories.
We moved issue tracking for this project to https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-ide .