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Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack
-1, +1, -1

Python has fairly inconsistent support across all major OS vendors.  It is
hard to get it right unless the scripts are all designed to make use of
Python 2.4.  However, Python 2.4 doesn't have necessary OS features to make
Python useful in runtime or build environment unless you write a lot of
custom modules.  Which defeats the purpose to use python as intermediate
layer to do OS dependent work.  Jruby may be a better choice.

regards,
Eric

On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 12:28 PM, Joep Rottinghuis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> 0, 0, -1 (non-binding)
>
> Joep
>
> On Nov 24, 2012, at 12:13 PM, Matt Foley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > For discussion, please see previous thread "[PROPOSAL] introduce Python
> as
> > build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop
> stack".
> >
> > This vote consists of three separate items:
> >
> > 1. Contributors shall be allowed to use Python as a platform-independent
> > scripting language for build-time tasks, and add Python as a build-time
> > dependency.
> > Please vote +1, 0, -1.
> >
> > 2. Contributors shall be encouraged to use Maven tasks in combination
> with
> > either plug-ins or Groovy scripts to do cross-platform build-time tasks,
> > even under ant in Hadoop-1.
> > Please vote +1, 0, -1.
> >
> > 3. Contributors shall be allowed to use Python as a platform-independent
> > scripting language for run-time tasks, and add Python as a run-time
> > dependency.
> > Please vote +1, 0, -1.
> >
> > Note that voting -1 on #1 and +1 on #2 essentially REQUIRES contributors
> to
> > use Maven plug-ins or Groovy as the only means of cross-platform
> build-time
> > tasks, or to simply continue using platform-dependent scripts as is being
> > done today.
> >
> > Vote closes at 12:30pm PST on Saturday 1 December.
> > ---------
> > Personally, my vote is +1, +1, +1.
> > I think #2 is preferable to #1, but still has many unknowns in it, and
> > until those are worked out I don't want to delay moving to cross-platform
> > scripts for build-time tasks.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > --Matt
>
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