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Re: Spinning out Hadoop Eclipse Tools
+1, could be much more maintainable this way. Also, we may name the
project non-IDE specific, if we may be adding support for other IDEs
as well (over time).

On Tue, Sep 18, 2012 at 1:04 AM, Adam Berry <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm proposing spinning out the eclipse plugin from the main hadoop source into a separate incubating project. I'm willing to commit to this effort.
> With a separate project, that isn't tied (source wise) to the Hadoop source we could make dev tools that could support multiple versions of Hadoop from within a single IDE, which would be very helpful when migrating jobs or dealing with clusters running different versions.
> The current tools seem to support the 0.20 line, and help with developing MR jobs, and also have some HDFS tools included. So the early work would be to ensure that these features were supported across the version space of Hadoop.
> Down the line we could also add support for additional tools such as MRUnit and other products in the Hadoop ecosystem, to eventually yield a one stop project for all dev tools around this space.
> If there is agreement on this, how do we go about getting it done?
> Thanks,
> Adam Berry

Harsh J