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From Kevin Minder <>
Subject Re: Including Apache Knox in BigTop
Date Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:58:16 GMT
Hi Everyone,
Created BigTop Jira (and 3 sub-tasks)
to track the work that is required to get Knox included in BigTop.  I 
don't fully understand what work is required but we'll figure that out 
as we go along.

On 4/25/13 2:22 PM, Roman Shaposhnik wrote:
> Hi Kevin!
> Very nice to see you guys reaching out -- welcome!
> On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Kevin Minder
> <> wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I'm a dev on the Apache Knox (Incubator) project which is a perimeter
>> security gateway for Hadoop.  We have been working on adding RPMs as a build
>> artifact for our releases.  It was suggested that we should engage with you
>> guys for this.   Ive read " Requirement for adding a new component to Bigtop
>> distribution" and the only hurdle would appear to be the smoke testing
>> requirement.  For that we would just need understand the integration testing
>> framework that BigTop uses.
>> So how do we start?  File a Jira?
> Yes, filing an umbrella JIRA is a good place to start. An obvious two subjiras
> that I would recommend filing right away are:
>     * packaging subjira
>     * deployment subjira (providing puppet code)
>     * testing subjira (implementing iTest tests)
> I can personally help with the puppet code and answer any kind of
> questions on the other two.
> Also, if on an umbrella JIRA you can explain all the integration
> points between Knox and the rest of the Bigtop stack -- that'll
> be very much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Roman.

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