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From Konstantin Boudnik <>
Subject Re: Build platform for Bigtop
Date Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:34:53 GMT
Hi Javi.

Here are some info in the order

1. Start from looking into Bigtop website, in particular its wiki's Packaging

2. Hadoop 2.2 is incompatible with Hadoop 2.0.x. Adding 2.2 support is scoped
for upcoming release of Bigtop 0.8.0


On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 10:57AM, Javi Roman wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm just starting to work with Bigtop and I'm going to ask some
> trivial questions in order to lay the foundations for me, I hope you
> can give me some clues!
> 1. Packaging (RPM/DEB):
> Is there any configuration or command in Bigtop to make RPM packages
> for CentOS 6 (for example) if I'm using a Fedora based host as
> building platform? For example Fedora 18 is using RPM v4.10.1 and
> CentOS 6.4 is using RPM v4.8.0. Due to Bigtop is using the system wide
> command RPM, probably packages builds in Fedora are not suitables for
> a CentOS 6.x system.
> 2. Hadoop versions:
> The master branch of Bigtop has the version file "" with
> HADOOP_BASE_VERSION=2.0.6-alpha. For internal use, if I want to use
> the last Hadoop stable version (2.2.0), which are the recommendations
> in order to don't break the inter-component dependencies? By the way,
> why Bigtop is not using Hadoop 2.2.0 as base version?
> I have more questions, but I don't want boring you!
> Many thanks and congratulations for this project.
> Javi Roman

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