Question

I want to host my project on OSSRH, but it is already hosted on another forge (like Codehaus or RAO). Do I need to do anything differently?

Answer

Yes. Information about the project be must be imported into OSSRH prior to release.

When then you provide the details about your project, be sure to note that the project is already synchronized to the Central Repository, so that this import can occur. adding a pre-existing project to OSS