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From "Haohui Mai (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-8887) Use a Maven plugin to build the native code using CMake
Date Sat, 14 Mar 2015 01:17:39 GMT

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Haohui Mai commented on HADOOP-8887:
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Either approach looks reasonable to me. The only benefit of the cmake-maven-project plugin
is that it downloads cmake 2.8 automatically thus it is possible to remove a bunch of quirks
for cmake 2.6 we have today.

> Use a Maven plugin to build the native code using CMake
> -------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-8887
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-8887
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: build
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.3-alpha
>            Reporter: Colin Patrick McCabe
>            Assignee: Colin Patrick McCabe
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: HADOOP-8887.001.patch, HADOOP-8887.002.patch, HADOOP-8887.003.patch,
HADOOP-8887.004.patch, HADOOP-8887.005.patch, HADOOP-8887.006.patch, HADOOP-8887.008.patch,
HADOOP-8887.011.patch
>
>
> Currently, we build the native code using ant-build invocations.  Although this works,
it has some limitations:
> * compiler warning messages are hidden, which can cause people to check in code with
warnings unintentionally
> * there is no framework for running native unit tests; instead, we use ad-hoc constructs
involving shell scripts
> * the antrun code is very platform specific
> * there is no way to run a specific native unit test
> * it's more or less impossible for scripts like test-patch.sh to separate a native test
failing from the build itself failing (no files are created) or to enumerate which native
tests failed.
> Using a native Maven plugin would overcome these limitations.



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