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From Alex Karasulu <>
Subject Re: State of build
Date Thu, 14 Apr 2011 06:58:37 GMT
It does not have to be a replacement. The two builds can live side by
side without interfering with each other. Also it would make the
release process easier for us, which is like a right of passage out of
the incubator.

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 1:21 AM, 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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