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From "Misty Stanley-Jones" <mi...@imisty.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Should we pull the Cygwin-oriented instructions out of the official reference materials?
Date Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:48:36 GMT
+1

> On Aug 21, 2016, at 10:50 PM, Daniel Vimont <daniel@commonvox.org> wrote:
> 
> I'm putting out a "last call" for any -1 votes on this proposal, and then
> if no objections come in, I'll open a JIRA on Wednesday (or so) and make
> the changes...
> 
>> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 2:54 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org> wrote:
>> 
>> +1 on yanking them.
>> 
>> Only kind of related, but with the move to having an Ubuntu-based bash
>> shell for Windows 10, folks interested in resurrecting the instructions
>> should focus on that as a deployment environment.
>> 
>> On Tue, Aug 16, 2016 at 8:52 PM, Daniel Vimont <daniel@commonvox.org>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hey all,
>>> 
>>> There are recurring user-list postings[1][2] (and the occasional JIRA[3])
>>> from confused individuals who are attempting to follow the (apparently
>>> outdated and unsupported, yet apparently "official") instructions for
>>> Cygwin-based installation of HBase in a Windows environment[4].
>>> 
>>> Given that these instructions do appear to be outdated and unsupported, I
>>> would recommend that we simply pull them from the official documentation.
>>> (Yes, we could put a big banner up at the top of the Cygwin instructions
>>> that announces them as severely deprecated -- "Here be monsters" -- but
>> why
>>> leave bogus instructions lying around?)
>>> 
>>> Big questions:
>>> (a) Is there anyone who wants to update the Cygwin instructions?
>>> (b) Assuming that the answer to question (a) is "no"[5], then should we
>>> pull the Cygwin instructions (hbase/src/main/site/asciidoc/cygwin.adoc)
>>> out
>>> of the official Reference materials?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Dan
>>> 
>>> [1]
>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hbase-user/201608.
>>> mbox/%3C0e035a2a13e041fdae95d204857c271a%40HK2PR3007MB0132.
>>> 064d.mgd.msft.net%3E
>>> [2]
>>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hbase-user/201608.
>>> mbox/%3CCABL%2BTmt2khhkgQD%2BppUCewJ9Dvhsx-WqqkGFG%2B_
>>> TGZjpu%2Bh2iw%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>>> [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-16424
>>> [4] https://hbase.apache.org/cygwin.html
>>> [5] ... or more likely, that question (a) is simply met with the sound of
>>> crickets vigorously chirping
>> 

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