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> From: "Arun C Murthy" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 12:54:11 PM
> Subject: Re: Bringing Hadoop to Fedora
> This is great! I'll take a look at some of these patches, welcome!
> On Jun 11, 2013, at 8:54 AM, Tim St Clair wrote:
> > Greetings Hadoop Development Community,
> > As some of you are aware, we've been looking to bring the upstream 2.X
> > series into the Fedora channels. We believe that there are several
> > benefits that this can bring to the community:
> > - Updated & streamlined rpm packaging
> > - Deeper level of system integration
> > - System managed dependencies (security + defect tracking)
> > - Proving ground for OpenJDK7
> > - Greater exposure for the community (both adoption and defect tracking)
> > ...
> > During our evaluation (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Hadoop),
> > we've come across some build issues as they relate to Fedora packaging
> > guidelines (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Java). Most of these
> > issues (listed below) are very minor dependency changes, and we were
> > wondering if there are folks who would be willing to review.
> > fedora-patch-math: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9594
> > fedora-patch-collections: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9610
> > fedora-patch-cglib: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9611
> > fedora-patch-jersey: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9613
> > fedora-patch-jets3t: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9623
> > (uber deprecated)
> > There are other patches we have in the queue but they still need to be
> > flushed out, and in an effort to follow the KISS principles we figure this
> > would be a good start.
> > Cheers,
> > Tim
> Arun C. Murthy
> Hortonworks Inc.