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From Mayank Bansal <may...@apache.org>
Subject Re: The most newbie question ever
Date Thu, 21 Mar 2013 23:38:56 GMT
There is a BUILDING.txt

 $ mvn package -Pdist -DskipTests -Dtar

Thanks,
Mayank

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:35 PM, Keith Thomas <keith.thomas@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the great link but sorry it looks like this is going to be a long
> process.
>
> Step 1 is: mvn clean install -DskipTests
>
> First of all my OS tells me I need maven but it gives me two choices, maven
> and maven 2.
>
> Is there any pre-req info for Hadoop? I've previously guessed I should
> installed open jdk 6. This time I guess maven 2. The result of the 'clean
> install' is an error,
>
> [ERROR] BUILD ERROR
> [INFO]
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> [INFO] Cannot execute mojo: clean. It requires a project with an existing
> pom.xml, but the build is not using one.
>
> :(
>
> Looking ahead the next instruction is to CD into a folder that does not
> exist on my machine,
>
> cd hadoop-mapreduce-project
>
> A little after that the instructions note I must have installed version
> 2.4.1 or greater. 2.4.1 of what?
>
>
> I feel I am missing the point somewhere :(
>
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:12 PM, Mayank Bansal <mayank@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r2.0.3-alpha/
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM, Keith Thomas <keith.thomas@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > After three years in a non-Hadoop Windows wilderness I am lucky enough
>> > to
>> > return and wow I find Hadoop 2.0 .... Brilliant!
>> >
>> > I quickly navigated here:
>> >    http://hadoop.apache.org/index.html#Getting+Started
>> >
>> > and eagerly downloaded 2.0.3 alpha. Hmmm, now what? I see the following
>> > sections,
>> >
>> > Getting Started
>> >
>> > To get started, begin here:
>> >
>> > Learn about Hadoop by reading the documentation.
>> > Download Hadoop from the release page.
>> > Discuss Hadoop on the mailing list.
>> >
>> >
>> > but I can't find installation instructions. I look for the latest
>> > version of
>> > my Tom White collection and the latest book is a year old and is
>> > unlikely to
>> > be current enough to be of use to someone as out of date as me. Please
>> > help
>> > me to get started. So far I've only managed to download and unzip 2.0.3
>> > and
>> > to install open jdk 6.
>> >
>> > Many thanks for your patience.
>> >
>
>

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