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Re: Call for documentation
Ok Mike. I'll do that.

Regards,
    Mohammad Tariq
On Thu, Jul 5, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Mohammed,
> That sounds fine, they sound like they would be in parts of a "getting
> started" section. Please feel free create a Jira and submit a patch with
> that stuff.
>
> Regards,
> Mike
>
>
> On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, Mohammad Tariq wrote:
>>
>> Hello Mike,
>>
>>       Before creating the JIRA, I need your green signal. Actually, I
>> just wanted to know if these things are worth mentioning in the
>> official documentation as they may seem very primitive to some of the
>> folks. For example, many newbies face following 4 problems quite often
>> :
>> 1 - Maven dependency problem.
>>      FIX : Use maven3 in place of maven2.
>>              We can also specify the maven version to be used in the
>> pom.xml file-
>>              <plugin>
>>
>> <artifactId>maven-compiler-plugin</artifactId>
>>                                 <configuration>
>>
>> <executable>${JAVA_HOME}/bin/javac</executable>***
>>                                 </configuration>
>>             </plugin>
>>
>> 2 - Out of resource issue while trying to build from trunk.
>>      FIX : Increase the memory before building the project -
>>      xport MAVEN_OPTS='-Xmx512m -XX:MaxPermSize=1024m'
>>
>> 3 - "hostname" directory is not getting created even after using the
>> %{host} sequence parameter.
>>      FIX : Using the  HDFS interceptor that adds a host header key to
>> each event, along with the corresponding hostname as the header value.
>>      Add the following lines in the configuration file to achieve this -
>>      agent.sources.tail.interceptors = hostint
>>      agent.sources.tail.interceptors.hostint.type >> org.apache.flume.interceptor.HostInterceptor$Builder
>>      agent.sources.tail.interceptors.hostint.preserveExisting = true
>>      agent.sources.tail.interceptors.hostint.useIP = false
>>
>> 4 - Unable to move data to the Hdfs and getting the following error -
>>      ERROR hdfs.HDFSEventSink: process failed
>> java.lang.NoSuchMethodError:
>> org.apache.hadoop.io.SequenceFile$Writer.syncFs()V
>>      FIX : Use a version of Hadoop that supports sync() operations,
>> which is required for sinks that flush periodically. Apache Hadoop
>> 0.20.205
>>      or higher or any CDH3 version for sync() support on 0.20.x/1.x
>> must be used.
>>
>> Regards,
>>     Mohammad Tariq
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 1:14 AM, Mohammad Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > Sure Mike..And thanks again for the support and valuable guidance.
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >     Mohammad Tariq
>> >
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 10:05 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >> No problem. If you decide to work on this, please feel free to create a
>> >> JIRA
>> >> and post tentative patches if you want early feedback.
>> >>
>> >> Also, don't hesitate to ping me or send a message the list if you have
>> >> any
>> >> questions.
>> >>
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Mike
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Mohammad Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Thanks a lot for the pointers Mike. Since it is the first time I am
>> >>> trying something like this, so I needed these.
>> >>>
>> >>> Regards,
>> >>>     Mohammad Tariq
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 4:19 AM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >>> > By the way - if you want guidance on how to submit a patch, this
>> >>> > page
>> >>> > should
>> >>> > help:
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLUME/How+to+Contribute#HowtoContribute-ProvidingPatches
>> >>> >
>> >>> > Regards,
>> >>> > MIke
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 2:50 PM, Mike Percy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> >>> > wrote:
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Hi Mohammad,
>> >>> >> That's a great idea. Since you recently ran into such issues,
>> >>> >> please
>> >>> >> feel
>> >>> >> free to add that in to the User Guide and I would be happy to
>> >>> >> review
>> >>> >