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Accumulo >> mail # dev >> Vote For A) README_UBUNTU B) "Compiling on Ubuntu" In README

David Medinets 2012-07-26, 23:16
Keith Turner 2012-07-27, 16:32
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Re: Vote For A) README_UBUNTU B) "Compiling on Ubuntu" In README

Like Keith said, I'm not a fan of clustering documentation at the top
level, especially linux distribution specific readmes. Accumulo is
agnostic of the target flavor of linux, as such it doesn't make sense to
keep such guidance beside the source code. As Dave said, I also agree
that the user/developer manual doesn't make sense. I like the current
top-level README. Succinct enough to not drive people away, and gives
the necessary basic information to get up and running.

I think adding Ubuntu specific information to the accumulo.apache.org
site would be a good place to host this kind of information. You could
easily add a section which includes linux distribution specifics/quirks.

On 07/27/2012 11:32 AM, Keith Turner wrote:
> One concern I have is clutering the top level Accumulo dir.  We do not
> have to put the ubunutu information in the README to avoid this.
> Another option is moving the file to the docs dir or some of the
> suggestions that Dave Marion made.
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 7:16 PM, David Medinets
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>  wrote:
>> I'd like to get a vote by the contributors on which approach to use.
>> I'll start the voting:
>> A) +1 because I don't know how much information might be needed and
>> the information might change for different versions of Accumulo. Also
>> the README might wind up with many OS-specific sections. And, lastly
>> because I've already done it. :)
Keith Turner 2012-08-02, 15:02
David Medinets 2012-08-03, 00:56
Dave Marion 2012-07-27, 00:25