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From Claudio Martella <>
Subject Running munge maven plugin from Eclipse? (slightly off-topic)
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2012 06:57:09 GMT
Talking yesterday at the workshop with the other committers and users it
seams obvious that we should really get rid of the munge headache ASAP. I
wish I had a solution though, probably branching looks the best right now.

On Thursday, June 7, 2012, Avery Ching wrote:

> Regarding the netty secureness, we can of course add this to netty (i.e.
> ssl is built in to netty).
> Avery
> On 5/31/12 10:53 AM, Jakob Homan wrote:
>> While I see no problem in replacing the Hadoop RPC with the Netty
>>> implementation
>>> Avery contributed, I am not 100% sure about the implications in relation
>>> to
>>> secure vs. non-secure versions of Hadoop.
>> Those running netty in a secure cluster need to know we're totally
>> secure.  Agreed that we need a better story in this situation.
>>  If changes to support different versions of Hadoop cannot be factored
>>> out,
>>> another option (IMHO better than the current situation) would be to
>>> maintain two
>>> or three small patches that people who want to use Giraph with a
>>> different
>>> version of Hadoop can eventually apply.
>> Munging needs to go, the sooner the better; shimming may be in the
>> future, although that's not ideal either.  One option would be to not
>> support older versions aggressively, particularly with cross-version
>> rpc compatibility coming soon.  But I'd like to avoid a roll-your-own
>> approach; we need to officially support and have versions for
>> different Hadoops.
>> -jg

   Claudio Martella

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