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From ctubb...@apache.org
Subject [1/7] accumulo git commit: ACCUMULO-3265 Add bootstrap_config.sh to README
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:55:39 GMT
Repository: accumulo
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/1.6 8f852e2ef -> d2aeb5ef2
  refs/heads/master aa73e7f45 -> 79c0a5eac


ACCUMULO-3265 Add bootstrap_config.sh to README


Project: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/repo
Commit: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/commit/e572d56b
Tree: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/tree/e572d56b
Diff: http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/diff/e572d56b

Branch: refs/heads/1.6
Commit: e572d56ba5437410be5d1936e8f1d7c2fcf792ab
Parents: 8f852e2
Author: Christopher Tubbs <ctubbsii@apache.org>
Authored: Thu Dec 18 16:44:16 2014 -0500
Committer: Christopher Tubbs <ctubbsii@apache.org>
Committed: Thu Dec 18 16:44:16 2014 -0500

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 README | 20 +++++++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
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http://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/accumulo/blob/e572d56b/README
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diff --git a/README b/README
index b44c45f..39ef45a 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -232,11 +232,21 @@ Additionally, it is strongly recommended that you enable 'dfs.datanode.synconclo
 file to ensure that, in the face of unexpected power loss to a datanode, files are 
 wholly synced to disk.
 
-The example accumulo configuration files are placed in directories based on the 
-memory footprint for the accumulo processes.  If you are using native libraries
-for you tablet server in-memory map, then you can use the files in "native-standalone".
-If you get warnings about not being able to load the native libraries, you can
-use the configuration files in "standalone".
+Accumulo's own configuration files can be bootstrapped with the
+$ACCUMULO_HOME/bin/bootstrap_config.sh script. This script will allow you to
+select options which correspond closely to your particular environment. The
+configuration files produced by this script are examples. You should always
+inspect any configuration files you use to ensure they are appropriate for your
+environment, and to tailor them to your needs, as they are not guaranteed to be
+suitable for all users and all environments.
+
+Some example accumulo configuration files are placed in directories based on the
+memory footprint for the accumulo processes. These are pre-generated from
+particular selections from the bootstrap_config.sh script for your convenience.
+If you are using native libraries for you tablet server in-memory map, then you
+can use the files in "native-standalone".  If you get warnings about not being
+able to load the native libraries, you can use the configuration files in
+"standalone".
 
 For testing on a single computer, use a fairly small configuration:
 


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