This page is used to track informations regarding the packaging of Hadoop in Debian
from the packaging repository, debian/TODO
Packaging Repo: http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-java/hadoop.git;a=summary
Solved by excluding parts of hadoop:
jets3t ant-based, lots of dependencies but we have most of them, except:
Java XMLBuilder: single javaclass, no very specific dep, ITP: #573804
kfs (KosmosFS): ant-based, no very specific dep.
KosmoFS and jets3t (Amazons S3) are optional Filesystem implementations. It should be possible to build a Debian Hadoop package without them until they are packaged.
For Katta (not a part of hadoop):