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From John Sichi <>
Subject Re: State of build
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:25:08 GMT
Note that regarding publishing artifacts to a Maven repository, there's some work going on
for that with Hive here:

This is different from using Maven for the actual build, which we're not currently considering.


On Apr 13, 2011, at 3:21 PM, Alan Gates wrote:

> I haven't used maven so I don't have any opinion on it.  At this point given that the
code already uses ant, and Hive, with which it is tightly integrated, uses ant, I'd have to
be sold on the benefits of maven to be willing to pay the transition costs.
> Alan.
> On Apr 13, 2011, at 1:38 AM, Alex Karasulu wrote:
>> Wondering if there's ever been a desire to setup a Maven build or are
>> y'all totally adverse to the idea? Maven can be a double edged sword
>> but it could sit beside your ivy build. The only issue I foresee is
>> having the proper project layout.
>> Thoughts?
>> Regards,
>> Alex
>> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 7:21 AM, Alan Gates <> wrote:
>>> As you can see, I've checked in the initial HCatalog patch.  I have also
>>> added the externals definitions for Hive code.  I do not yet have it
>>> building.  I am working on changes to the build.xml and ivy files to get the
>>> build up and running.  Hopefully I'll have this going in the next day or
>>> two.
>>> Alan.

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