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Re: [DISCUSS] remove packaging
Steve Loughran 2012-10-15, 19:11
+1, only creates confusion

On 15 October 2012 19:00, Eli Collins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hey Bobby,
>
> That's correct, I mean the "packages" directories in common, hdfs, and
> MR top-level directories, which contain the debs and RPMs.  I'm not
> opposed to someone re-working/contributing new code as long as they're
> maintained. Don't think there's any sense in keeping the branch-1 code
> in trunk/branch-2 since it doesn't support the same daemons, isn't
> maintained etc.
>
> Thanks,
> Eli
>
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Robert Evans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Eli,
> >
> > By packaging I assume that you mean the RPM/Deb packages and not the
> tar.gz.  If that is the case I have no problem with them being removed
> because as you said in the JIRA BigTop is already providing a working
> alternative.  If someone else wants to step up to maintain them I also
> don't have a problem with them staying, so long as they become a part of
> HADOOP-8914 (Automating the release build).
> >
> > --Bobby
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Eli Collins [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > Sent: Monday, October 15, 2012 10:33 AM
> > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > Subject: [DISCUSS] remove packaging
> >
> > Hey guys,
> >
> > Heads up: I filed HADOOP-8925 to remove the packaging from trunk and
> > branch-2.  The packages are not currently being built, were never
> > updated for MR2/YARN, I'm not aware of anyone planning to do this work
> > or maintain them, etc. No sense in letting them continue to bit rot in
> > the code base.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Eli
>