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From Hitesh Shah <hit...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: The most newbie question ever
Date Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:41:13 GMT
Also, BUILDING.txt can be found at the top level directory of the checked out code. 

-- Hitesh 

On Mar 21, 2013, at 5:39 PM, Hitesh Shah wrote:

> Assuming you have checked out the hadoop source code into /home/keithomas/hadoop-common/
, you need to run the maven command in that directory and not from /home/keithomas/   
> 
> -- Hitesh 
> 
> 
> On Mar 21, 2013, at 5:20 PM, Keith Thomas wrote:
> 
>> Thank you for your help Mayank. I managed to google for BUILDING.TXT and discovered
I need maven3. I installed maven3.
>> 
>> When I enter the command on the getting started link you sent me this happens,
>> 
>> keithomas@ubuntu:~$ mvn clean install -DskipTests
>> [INFO] Scanning for projects...
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [INFO] BUILD FAILURE
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [INFO] Total time: 0.119s
>> [INFO] Finished at: Thu Mar 21 17:14:39 PDT 2013
>> [INFO] Final Memory: 3M/247M
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [ERROR] The goal you specified requires a project to execute but there is no POM
in this directory (/home/keithomas). Please verify you invoked Maven from the correct directory.
-> [Help 1]
>> 
>> and when I enter the command you kindly sent this happens,
>> 
>> keithomas@ubuntu:~$ mvn package -Pdist -DskipTests -Dtar
>> [INFO] Scanning for projects...
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [INFO] BUILD FAILURE
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [INFO] Total time: 0.114s
>> [INFO] Finished at: Thu Mar 21 17:15:11 PDT 2013
>> [INFO] Final Memory: 3M/247M
>> [INFO] ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> [WARNING] The requested profile "dist" could not be activated because it does not
exist.
>> [ERROR] The goal you specified requires a project to execute but there is no POM
in this directory (/home/keithomas). Please verify you invoked Maven from the correct directory.
-> [Help 1]
>> [ERROR] 
>> 
>> 
>> On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Mayank Bansal <mayank@apache.org> wrote:
>> 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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