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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Remove directory assembly
Date Sat, 23 Jul 2016 02:02:34 GMT

Christopher wrote:
> Hi all,
> Awhile back, when I was working on moving all our build artifacts to the
> target directory during a maven build, I created a directory assembly,
> which looked just like an extracted binary tarball, in the aseemble/target
> directory (or another location, if you overrode the DEV_ACCUMULO_HOME
> property). This allowed folks to easily "run Accumulo" out of their dev
> environment.
> This was a build feature intended exclusively for developers. Do any
> developers actually use this?
> If not, I'm going to rip it now. After ACCUMULO-4390 (which always builds
> the binary tarball), it's just as easy to simply unpack the produced
> tarball.
> Plus, with MiniAccumuloCluster, which makes development testing easier, I'm
> not sure this directory assembly has any value.
> If anybody still uses it, and doesn't want to unpack the tarball instead,
> let me know, so I can keep it in.

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