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Re: Project name conflict heads-up
Konstantin Boudnik 2013-09-23, 23:01
On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 06:24PM, Jay Vyas wrote:
> Why not call it bigtop-spark .. ?

Well, because it isn't bigtop's spark, to start with ;)

> Seems to me like nobody but the root project itself should monopolize the
> hadoop distro primary names since there are so many builds out there...
> Right?

What's is root project, sorry?

> > On Sep 23, 2013, at 4:11 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> > I'd say Fedora needs to deal with it on their end, considering that they are
> > coming into this post-Bigtop. Thoughts?
> >
> >> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 11:43AM, Sean Mackrory wrote:
> >> I've been worried about this for a while, and I think we need to come up
> >> with a strategy for dealing with it in Bigtop. In this case, it's just a
> >> coincidence that two separate projects are named Spark. However I recently
> >> submitted a patch for packaging Avro as a separate component in Bigtop and
> >> had to deal with the fact that a minority of the systems we support already
> >> packaged part of Avro in a package named 'avro', so I had to use
> >> 'avro-libs', 'avro-tools' and 'avro-doc'. Fedora's also going to start
> >> releasing packages for Hadoop, so this problem of name conflicts is only
> >> going to get worse.
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Konstantin Boudnik <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> >>
> >>> Let's call it spark-asf, perhaps?
> >>>
> >>>> On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 09:57AM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> >>>> Hi!
> >>>>
> >>>> While testing Spark as part of the Bigtop I've come
> >>>> across the following conflict on Debian-based systems:
> >>>>
> >>>> $ apt-cache show spark
> >>>> Package: spark
> >>>> Priority: optional
> >>>> Section: universe/devel
> >>>> Description-en: SPARK programming language toolset
> >>>> SPARK is a formally-defined computer programming language based on the
> >>>> Ada programming language, intended to be secure and to support the
> >>>> development of high integrity software used in applications and systems
> >>>> where predictable and highly reliable operation is essential either for
> >>>> reasons of safety or for business integrity.
> >>>> .
> >>>> This package contains the tools necessary for checking if programs
> >>> adhere
> >>>> to the SPARK rules and the tools to show freedom of runtime exceptions
> >>> in
> >>>> those programs. To compile SPARK programs use any standards-compliant
> >>> Ada
> >>>> compiler, such as GNAT.
> >>>> Homepage: http://libre.adacore.com/libre/tools/spark-gpl-edition/
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> This has an obvious ramifications for Bigtop packaging, but
> >>>> it may also have ramifications for PODLINGNAMESEARCH
> >>>> for Apache Spark (incubating).
> >>>>
> >>>> Speaking of which -- has anybody else started PODLINGNAMESEARCH
> >>>> already?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Roman.
> >>>