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Hadoop, mail # dev - Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack


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Matt Foley 2012-11-30, 01:51
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Alejandro Abdelnur 2012-11-30, 01:25
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Matt Foley 2012-11-30, 02:26
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Chuan Liu 2012-11-30, 03:22
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Bikas Saha 2012-11-30, 04:27
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Luke Lu 2012-11-30, 11:21
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Luke Lu 2012-11-30, 12:57
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Steve Loughran 2012-11-30, 13:29
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Re: [VOTE] introduce Python as build-time and run-time dependency for Hadoop and throughout Hadoop stack
Luke Lu 2012-11-30, 14:02
On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:29 AM, Steve Loughran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Yes, you need python at build time, but that's no worse than having a
> protoc
> compiler, gcc and the automake toolchain.
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The problem is that python is known to have _backward_ compatibility issues
on various platforms. It would be very annoying/time consuming to deal with
various support issues regarding python versions on various platforms.

I agree that autotools is a nightmare and should be converted (in branch-1
as well) to cmake (which has good versioning support :) The goal is to have
less external dependencies, not more, again mostly due to support issues.
If we want to introduce an external dependencies, we need to pick something
that are easy to support compatibility wise.

__Luke
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Luke Lu 2012-11-30, 13:49
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Arun C Murthy 2012-12-02, 18:20
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Radim Kolar 2012-11-30, 00:29
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Matt Foley 2012-11-24, 20:13
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Steve Loughran 2012-12-01, 10:44
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Doug Cutting 2012-11-30, 16:55
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Joep Rottinghuis 2012-12-01, 20:28
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Radim Kolar 2012-11-26, 17:34
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Luke Lu 2012-11-26, 17:25
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Alejandro Abdelnur 2012-11-26, 21:52
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Radim Kolar 2012-11-26, 22:17
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Robert Evans 2012-11-26, 16:16
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Adam Berry 2012-11-26, 16:45
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Steve Loughran 2012-11-25, 12:39
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Doug Cutting 2012-12-03, 18:37
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Matt Foley 2012-12-03, 19:21
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Doug Cutting 2012-12-03, 19:37
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Matt Foley 2012-12-03, 22:08
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