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From "Bill Havanki (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ACCUMULO-2732) Update README build instructions for more Maven heap
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:18:17 GMT


Bill Havanki commented on ACCUMULO-2732:

If our build requires tweaks beyond stock Maven, it's a nice gesture to advise our users of
it. I'm thinking of folks who just want to do a build and don't (want to) know Java or Maven

Short info in README + reference to something more is OK. I like Josh's idea of a separate
BUILDING file. I'm sure the implementer of this ticket will pick something and do a great
job with it!

> Update README build instructions for more Maven heap
> ----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-2732
>                 URL:
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: docs
>            Reporter: Bill Havanki
>            Priority: Trivial
>              Labels: newbie
>             Fix For: 1.6.1, 1.7.0
> As the Accumulo code base grows, Maven needs more heap available in order to build. Currently,
256 MB appears to be enough, which is more than the default.
> The README should be updated to suggest configuring Maven with more heap, e.g.: add {{MAVEN_OPTS=-Xmx256m}}
to .mavenrc. This will help out folks who aren't Maven experts get a successful build.

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