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From Priyanka Gugale <pri...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Package tarball as deliverable of apex-core
Date Tue, 08 Aug 2017 03:51:21 GMT
Hi Chinmay,

How about using linux distributions like deb/rpm, why create one more way
of distribution?


On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:34 AM, Chinmay Kolhatkar <chinmay@datatorrent.com>

> Dear Community,
> Currently Apache Apex does not have a deliverable tarball which bundles the
> dependent jars and apex cli which user can just download and get started
> with.
> Having this would be also be useful for current integration with Apache
> Bigtop as well. Currently in bigtop, the bigtop build downloads the src tar
> and builds the packages from it. Ideally the bigtop build should just
> download the deliverable tarball (containing packaged dependency for cli
> for ready to use).
> Also, one of the output of bigtop rpm/deb goes in docker image of apache
> apex. The Dockerfile for the same resides in my public repository.
> Considering above I have following proposals:
> 1. Create a new deliverable tarball in apex-core which will bundle all
> required and sufficient dependencies for user to quickly get started on an
> existing hadoop cluster.
> 2. Once we have the deliverable available in next apex-core release, we can
> update apache/bigtop to point to use that tarball.
> 3. There is also a docker image for apache/apex, the Dockerfile for which
> resides in https://github.com/chinmaykolhatkar/docker-pool. I would prefer
> if this is moved to apex-core repository so that the releases of docker and
> apex-core can be aligned better and also become part of Apache repo.
> Please share your opinion on this.
> Thanks,
> Chinmay.

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