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MapReduce >> mail # dev >> Building MR2

protoc is invoked from an antrun plugin configuration.

we could check using ant tasks that protoc is avail, and fail with a message
if not.



On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:44 AM, Eli Collins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Alejandro Abdelnur <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > IMO, committing generated code is not a good idea. I'd rather put the
> burden
> > on developers of installing protoc  (they have to do it for Java, Maven,
> > Forrest, and all the autoconf stuff if compiling native).
> >
> > I would document protoc as required tool.
> >
> Alejandro - is there an easy way we can make maven spit out a nicer
> error message (eg check for protoc on the path and print a message if
> it's not present)?
> (Thank you Mahadev btw for pointing out the fix!)
> Thanks,
> Eli