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From Mike Percy <mpe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Overwriting guava library in flume
Date Wed, 13 Jul 2016 03:43:26 GMT
It's because Hadoop is currently stuck on Guava 11, and Guava is
notoriously backwards incompatible. You can read the comment here for some
more (slightly tangential) info:


On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 7:42 AM, Kessler, Alexi <Alexi.Kessler@viasat.com>

> Hi everyone,
>                I’m working as a developer on a flume project that needs to
> integrate with another piece of software. The other piece of software
> requires guava 19.0. It seems that flume 1.6 still uses guava 11.0. I tried
> overwriting flume’s guava library with 19.0, and it seems to work ok, but I
> figured that there must be a reason that flume uses such an old version. I
> don’t want to accidentally break anything, as this implementation will
> eventually go into production. Can anyone shed some light on the library
> issue?
> Thanks,
> -Alexi Kessler

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