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Re: Review Request 13308: Flume startup script for windows

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(Updated April 15, 2014, 10:38 p.m.)
Review request for Flume.

updating patch. simplifying classpath construction in startup script as too long classpath is sometimes leading the command line length to exceed windows shell limits.
Bugs: FLUME-1334
Repository: flume-git

Flume startup script for windows.
The command line options have slightly changed (form unix script) to accomodate powershell requirements:

 - cannot have case sensitive options:  -d  (dry run) and -D  (java props). Similary -C & -c.
 - double hyphen is not allowed. So instead of --option, we use -option
 - multiple options with same name are not allowed. So instead of -classpath a=1 -classpath b=2 .. will change to -classpath "a=1;b=2"

Usage: flume-ng <command> [options]...

  help                  display this help text
  agent                 run a Flume agent
  avro-client           run an avro Flume client
  version               show Flume version info

global options:
  -conf  <conf>                           use configs in <conf> directory
  -classpath,-C  ""value1;value2; ..""    append to the classpath
  -property ""name1=val;name2=val; ..""   sets a JDK system property value
  -dryrun,-d                              do not actually start Flume (test)

agent options:
  -conf-file,-f  <file>                specify a config file (required)
  -name,-n  <name>                     the name of this agent (required)

avro-client options:
  -host,-H  <host>           hostname to which events will be sent (required)
  -port,-p  <port>           port of the avro source (required)
  -filename  <file>          text file to stream to avro source [default: std input]
  -headerFile,-R <file>      headerFile containing headers as key/value pairs on each new line
Diffs (updated)

  bin/flume-ng.cmd PRE-CREATION
  bin/flume-ng.ps1 PRE-CREATION

Diff: https://reviews.apache.org/r/13308/diff/

Roshan Naik