We do have a new project developing the plugin separately. Please
check out and join the development efforts at
http://hdt.incubator.apache.org (Hadoop Development Tools).
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 2:01 AM, Rafael Medeiros Teixeira
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> First of all I'm not sure if this is the correct audience for my question,
> apologies if it is not.
> I have seen many accounts of Hadoop developers who had a hard time figuring
> out how to compile and install the Hadoop plug-in for Eclipse. My question
> is: are there any reasons, technical or otherwise, to distribute the
> plug-in as source code with Hadoop releases instead of as an Eclipse
> project? Having the plug-in as a separate Eclipse project would allow
> installling it via update site, which is the most common way of installing
> plug-ins. I also think it makes sense from a development standpoint, since
> contributors to the eclipse plugin are rarely the same ones that contribute
> to MapReduce.
> Rafael M.