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From Ramesh Bhanan <in.rames...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ranger compiled binaries availability
Date Wed, 02 Dec 2020 07:36:43 GMT
Surekha,
Thanks for bringing this.

++ madhan@apache.org, Can you please clarify on this. This will be very
helpful for someone to right way start trying the Ranger.

Regards,
Ramesh


On Tue, 1 Dec 2020 at 06:16, surekha saharan <surekha@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi Ramesh,
> It seems the ASF guideline for apache releases only mandates source
> packages, see
> http://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#source-packages. That
> said,
> I think including binaries should be harmless, and useful for users. Maybe
> someone from the core dev team can provide more info on this.
>
> -Surekha
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 10:31 PM Ramesh Bhanan <in.ramesh.b@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello Rangers,
> > Have this question around why the compiled binaries are not available?
> > Unlike other apache softwares like Hadoop, Hive etc which ships
> > downloadable binaries. But in the case of a Ranger we need to build it
> > everytime.
> > It takes a lot of time in building new versions since dependencies like
> > gcc, npm, node and python software requirements are not easily accessible
> > in a closed/secured environment.
> >
> > Is there any specific reason why it's done like this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Ramesh
> >
>

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