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From "Julian Hyde (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HIVE-6361) Un-fork Sqlline
Date Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:52:58 GMT

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Julian Hyde updated HIVE-6361:
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    Attachment:     (was: HIVE-6361.patch)

> Un-fork Sqlline
> ---------------
>
>                 Key: HIVE-6361
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HIVE-6361
>             Project: Hive
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: CLI
>    Affects Versions: 0.12.0
>            Reporter: Julian Hyde
>            Assignee: Julian Hyde
>         Attachments: HIVE-6361.patch
>
>
> I propose to merge the two development forks of sqlline: Hive's beeline module, and the
fork at https://github.com/julianhyde/sqlline.
> How did the forks come about? Hive’s SQL command-line interface Beeline was created
by forking Sqlline (see HIVE-987, HIVE-3100), which at the time it was a useful but low-activity
project languishing on SourceForge without an active owner. Around the same time, Julian Hyde
independently started a github repo based on the same code base. Now several projects are
using Julian Hyde's sqlline, including Apache Drill, Apache Phoenix, Cascading Lingual and
Optiq.
> Merging these two forks will allow us to pool our resources. (Case in point: Drill issue
DRILL-327 had already been fixed in a later version of sqlline; it still exists in beeline.)
> I propose the following steps:
> 1. Copy Julian Hyde's sqlline as a new Hive module, hive-sqlline.
> 2. Port fixes to hive-beeline into hive-sqlline.
> 3. Make hive-beeline depend on hive-sqlline, and remove code that is identical. What
remains in the hive-beeline module is Beeline.java (a derived class of Sqlline.java) and Hive-specific
extensions.
> 4. Make the hive-sqlline the official successor to Julian Hyde's sqlline.
> This achieves continuity for Hive’s users, gives the users of the non-Hive sqlline
a version with minimal dependencies, unifies the two code lines, and brings everything under
the Apache roof.



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