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From Chris Adams <>
Subject Re: buildr and Hadoop
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2012 21:03:40 GMT

Cloudera actually provides a Maven repository that you can add to your buildr project.

The buildr artifact names are:

And the repo URL is:
repositories.remote << ''
repositories.remote << ''

Chris Adams
Senior Manager, Software Engineering

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On Jul 10, 2012, at 4:00 PM, Chris Guirl wrote:

> buildr looks like a very capable tool for building Java programs, but
> I have had a lot of trouble with using it for very simple Hadoop jobs.
> I discussed this on IRC a little yesterday, but wasn't able to make
> much progress. Full disclosure: I haven't done a lot of Java
> development, and haven't use Ant, Maven, or any other Java build tool
> (I am trying to avoid using them, they look pretty bad).
> I am using Cloudera's CDH4 Hadoop distribution, installed via packages
> for Ubuntu 12.04. Cloudera provides a Maven repository [1] which I am
> using; the artifact downloads successfully. The JAR seems to contain
> only a and pom.xml. The actual .jar files containing
> the classes are in /usr/lib/hadoop/client-0.20, which is specified via
> the $CLASSPATH environment variable for manual compilation with javac.
> When I run `buildr compile`, I get errors similar to those I got when
> compiling with javac without the $CLASSPATH properly set. For example:
> src/main/java/ package org.apache.hadoop.fs does not exist
> import org.apache.hadoop.fs.Path;
> My buildfile is attached.
> Chris Guirl
> [1]

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