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From Chris Cunningham <cunningham...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Drill on Windows
Date Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:41:13 GMT
Supposedly with Windows 10, there is a full Linux subsystem that you can
use.  Note: I haven't done this myself, so I'm not sure what would be
needed (or exactly how it would work).  But it looks like a reasonable
option to pursue.


This link says background processes aren't possible (which would make this
pointless for drill, right?), but it seems that has been fixed.

On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:45 AM, Kunal Khatua <kunal@apache.org> wrote:

> I might be wrong, but I think it's partly because of the need for
> Zookeeper on Windows, which is not commonly done.
> Other more obvious factors, IMO, are the overhead in creating and
> maintaining *nix shell scripts in Batch files. Linux (Bash) scripts are
> much more powerful with a lot of capabilities to make use of a rich variety
> of utilities that the Linux OS offers. I've worked with Windows batch files
> nearly a decade ago and found it handicapping. Running in Cygwin is one
> low-risk workaround, but no one seems to have done (or shared the process).
> On 4/18/2018 4:41:11 AM, Rahul Raj <rahul.raj@option3consulting.com>
> wrote:
> Is there any reason why Drill does not run on Windows as standalone? I can
> only see a windows batch file for sqlline.
> Will it not work if we get the shell scripts translated to windows as
> cmd/batch files?
> Regards,
> Rahul
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