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Re: Kafka + Maven
+1
We also host our packages (kafka-scala28 and kafka-scala292) on our Nexus
server
Multiple Scala versions support would be nice as well.
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 9:36 PM, Evan Chan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> +1.
> We hosted our own built version of Kafka on our Nexus server as well.
>
> -Evan
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Chris Riccomini <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >wrote:
>
> > Hey Guys,
> >
> > I was talking with Jay, and he recommended I forward some feedback along.
> >
> > I have been playing with Kafka 0.8 this week, and am feeling the pain in
> > the lack of Maven support for it. Specifically, it'd be nice if this
> stuff
> > were:
> >
> >   1.  In Apache's SNAPSHOT repository
> >   2.  In some release repository.
> >
> > I am pretty sure that you guys are aware that it'd be nice to have, but I
> > think I'd like to elevate the priority to blocker, or at least pretty
> > critical.
> >
> > From a community adoption perspective, it's really damaging to the
> project
> > to not have it easily accessible in a repository. To be blunt, if I
> hadn't
> > heard of Kafka (and didn't know you guys), and I came across the page,
> and
> > discovered that it had no maven coordinates, I'd move on to other
> solutions
> > without a second glance. To me, it looks as bad as having no commits for
> > the project in months. It looks unmaintained.
> >
> > If you look at what's already going on with the community, you'll see a
> > lot of pretty rough things being done to try and get around this issue.
> >
> >   1.  Storm has its own publication:
> https://clojars.org/storm/storm-kafka
> >   2.  SenseiDB has it committed in code, and runs a manual install. This
> > makes it pretty rough if anyone DEPENDS on SenseiDB, as they, in turn,
> must
> > do the same thing.
> > https://github.com/senseidb/sensei/blob/master/sensei-gateways/pom.xml
> >   3.  Druid is hosting its own:
> >
> https://metamx.artifactoryonline.com/metamx/pub-libs-releases-local/kafka/core-kafka/
> >   4.  It's been requested for more than a year:
> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-133
> >
> > This is only going to get worse when 0.8 is released, as it introduces
> > even more unmanaged libraries (metrics, zkclient). I assume, currently,
> > that releasing 0.8 is not contingent on getting those libraries
> published,
> > but I think it should be. This is worth doing correctly. I don't think
> > it'll be fun, but I really do think it's a big deal.
> >
> > Any chance we could get this on the road map soon? I think it falls under
> > 2013 community adoption.
> >
> > Thanks!
> > Chris
> >
>
>
>
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