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From "Jonathan Ellis (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (CASSANDRA-1908) Implement the CLibrary using JNI module to avoid the LGPL dependency on JNA
Date Mon, 27 Dec 2010 22:06:46 GMT

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Jonathan Ellis commented on CASSANDRA-1908:
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Thanks, Hiram!

Personally, I prefer the inconvenience of an LGPL library (which is largely mitigated by deb/rpm
packaging) to the inconvenience of maintaining a maven + autoconf build for a native extension,
but I'm open to exploring the options.

> Implement the CLibrary using JNI module to avoid the LGPL dependency on JNA
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CASSANDRA-1908
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-1908
>             Project: Cassandra
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Core
>            Reporter: Hiram Chirino
>             Fix For: 0.7.1
>
>         Attachments: cassandra-jni.zip
>
>
> Cassandra can't ship JNA out of the box since it's LGPL licensed, so many of the performance
optimizing features in the CLibrary class are not available in a simple install.  It should
be trivial to implement a real JNI library for the CLibrary class.

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