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From Thomas Weise <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Towards a leaner flink-dist
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2019 18:10:57 GMT
+1 for trimming the size by default and offering the fat distribution as
alternative download


On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 8:35 AM Till Rohrmann <trohrmann@apache.org> wrote:

> Ufuk's proposal (having a lean default release and a user convenience
> tarball) sounds good to me. That way advanced users won't be bothered by an
> unnecessarily large release and new users can benefit from having many
> useful extensions bundled in one tarball.
>
> Cheers,
> Till
>
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 3:42 PM Ufuk Celebi <uce@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > On Wed, Jan 23, 2019 at 11:01 AM Timo Walther <twalthr@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > I think what is more important than a big dist bundle is a helpful
> > > "Downloads" page where users can easily find available filesystems,
> > > connectors, metric repoters. Not everyone checks Maven central for
> > > available JAR files. I just saw that we added a "Optional components"
> > > section recently [1], we just need to make it more prominent. This is
> > > also done for the SQL connectors and formats [2].
> >
> > +1 I fully agree with the importance of the Downloads page. We
> > definitely need to make any optional dependencies that users need to
> > download easy to find.
> >
>

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