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From Michael Berman <mber...@sqrrl.com>
Subject Re: remove wikisearch from 1.4.x development?
Date Wed, 20 Nov 2013 04:15:26 GMT
>
> Imagine 1.4.4 WS is compatible with 1.4.5 ACC, but then 1.4.6 introduces
> a change that causes us to bump WS... now 1.4.5 WS is needed for 1.4.6
> ACC, but won't work on 1.4.5 ACC


Small point...in this situation, I don't see any reason 1.4.5 WS needs to
exist at all.  1.4.6 WS could be the minimum version for 1.4.6 ACC.


On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 5:19 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 9:59 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey+ml@clouderagovt.com>
> wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 8:05 AM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
> wrote:
> [snip]
> > We would expressly not being claiming that wikisearch is a part of our
> > public API, correct?
>
> I don't understand this question.
>
> > What kind of testing would be involved for doing a release of the
> > wikisearch contrib? Just unit tests as is done with it as part of the
> 1.4.x
> > branch?
>
> Usually, when we do a release, we test that all the examples work
> according to the relevant README, not just verify unit tests pass in
> the build.
>
> > Would the releases from the contrib repo need to have version numbers
> that
> > match the 1.4.x line, or would a compatibility statement for each release
> > be sufficient?
>
> Well, Wikisearch has already been released as 1.4.0, 1.4.1, 1.4.2,
> 1.4.3, and 1.4.4. Now that it's a sub-project, we don't need to
> continue versioning together if it will work with multiple versions,
> but it could be confusing if it didn't. Imagine 1.4.4 WS is compatible
> with 1.4.5 ACC, but then 1.4.6 introduces a change that causes us to
> bump WS... now 1.4.5 WS is needed for 1.4.6 ACC, but won't work on
> 1.4.5 ACC. That's very confusing to users, even with a compatibility
> statement.
>
> Since you indicated that changes to Wikisearch 1.4.4 would be needed
> to make it compatible with Hadoop 2 in Accumulo 1.4.5, it seems to
> make sense to bump it also. Whether we should continue doing this or
> not, is a discussion we can have at another time... I can see merits
> in both options... but I wouldn't want to change the convention on a
> bugfix/minor release even if we do agree to separate the versioning in
> the future.
>
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> http://gravatar.com/ctubbsii
>

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