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From Grant Ingersoll <gsi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: kfs?
Date Thu, 31 Dec 2009 00:29:27 GMT
I know I personally looked at all the licenses and that we don't have GPL.  That one in particular
would have had to get past all the Hadoop committers too.

-Grant

On Dec 30, 2009, at 6:38 PM, Benson Margulies wrote:

> Oh, fooie, never mind, given the license de-confusion over on the user list.
> 
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 6:37 PM, Benson Margulies <bimargulies@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The current situation, in which kfs is listed as a dependency in core,
>> is not ideal.
>> 
>> Can you commit a version of the core pom that removes it?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Drew Farris <drew.farris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> To follow up here -- in 0.2 there were few external dependencies which were
>>> managed/deployed internally within the mahout project because they were not
>>> available in any other maven repository. These were given a groupId under
>>> the mahout triple to avoid conflicts with the actual library should it ever
>>> be officially deployed.
>>> 
>>> There are a bunch of libraries that hadoop depends on that are really
>>> unnecessary -- things like kosmofs (kfs?) and jets3t provide filesystem
>>> layer alternatives to hdfs. These were included directly in the 0.2 release,
>>> and had been transitively included in the 0.3 release via the current hadoop
>>> 0.20.2 SNAPSHOT dependency -- these had to be excluded explicitly in the
>>> parent pom (maven/pom.xml) currently in HEAD.
>>> 
>>> On Dec 30, 2009 4:18 PM, "Drew Farris" <drew.farris@gmail.com> wrote
>>> 
>>> I do not believe that kfs is needed to build or run mahout. It is an
>>> optional runtime dependency brought in by hadoop. There are a couple other
>>> libraries like this that are excluded in the dependency management section
>>> of the parent pom in HEAD for the hadoop depedency.
>>> 
>>>>> On Dec 30, 2009 3:01 PM, "Benson Margulies" <bimargulies@gmail.com>
>>> wrote: > > What's the scoop...
>>> 
>> 


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