Affects Version/s: 0.4.0
Fix Version/s: None
I've noticed lately that new users of the Bigtop distro fall prey
to thinking that they can simply utilized upstream launcher scripts
as is by running them from under /usr/lib/<component>bin
directories. Something this works. More often it doesn't.
For example, in order for the hadoop scripts to work the users
actually need to
In case of Zookeeper there's more stuff to be setup in the env.
before you can actually execute upstream scripts.
Most of these issues have to do with a tendency of upstream
scripts to cater to the dev. environment where keeping logs, etc.
in /tmp is perfectly fine. For Bigtop we have to override that and
the place we do that is in /usr/bin/<component> launcher
The proposal that was discussed on the list is to at least disable
an executable bit on these scripts so that casual users can't execute