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From Roman Shaposhnik <>
Subject Re: Guarding against the use of upstream scripts
Date Wed, 02 May 2012 19:08:01 GMT
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 10:58 AM, David Liu (gmail dev)
<> wrote:
> Along the same line, I wonder if bigtop community has considered to have a
> shell that allows single point of entry to any of the upstream systems.
> Something like mvn or git command. This will introduce something to learn
> at first but it adds value to start/stop/access help for all systems in a
> consistent way. It can also shield some changes that happens with upstream
> systems. Instead of dealing with some many <XXX>_HOME, we could have one
> BIGTOP_HOME. It's quite nice to be able to say:
> bigtop -help
> bigtop -start <xxx|all>

I like the idea very much (darn! how come I didn't think of it ;-)).
Would you care
to work on a proposal?

This would be a perfect thing to discuss at our upcoming Bigtop hackathon.


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