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From ke...@deenlo.com
Subject Re: Review Request 19368: ACCUMULO-2494 Delegate math to commons-math
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2014 22:23:23 GMT


> On March 18, 2014, 7:39 p.m., Sean Busbey wrote:
> > which branch is this against?
> 
> Mike Drob wrote:
>     Probably should be against 1.5.1, but I'm not sure.
> 
> Sean Busbey wrote:
>     I'd like to see this against all active dev branches, starting with 1.4.5-SNAP. I
can file a follow on backport ticket if you like.
> 
> kturner wrote:
>     in 1.6.0-SNAPSHOT, the function to get the std dev seems to only be used in test
code.   If this is the case in earlier relases, then thats not a very strong case for applying
it.
> 
> Josh Elser wrote:
>     Please, let's avoid backports for new changes that come in. Put in the correct place
the first time.
> 
> Sean Busbey wrote:
>     yeah, I'd prefer that this start in 1.4.5 and then get brought forward to master.
>     
>     Keith, I get the desire to avoid maintenance but I think having known incorrect behavior
with a compatible fix in versions we haven't EOLed yet is going to cause more problems going
forward. Doubly so if the error is in something our tests are built upon.

Not trying to avoid maintenance, just thinking about risk and benefits.  I have seen multiple
times in the past where small seemingly innocuous changes for minor bugs have introduced critical
bugs.  In this case TabletServer uses the Stat class, but does not use the std deviation.
 The risk is a small possibility of introducing a new critical bug in tserver if the change
breaks Stat in some strange new way.  The benefit of the change is that informational output
from a few test may be better.    


- kturner


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On March 18, 2014, 8:40 p.m., Mike Drob wrote:
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> (Updated March 18, 2014, 8:40 p.m.)
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> 
> Review request for accumulo.
> 
> 
> Bugs: ACCUMULO-2494
>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACCUMULO-2494
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> Repository: accumulo
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> Description
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> ACCUMULO-2494 Delegate math to commons-math
> 
> 
> Diffs
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>   core/src/main/java/org/apache/accumulo/core/util/Stat.java e65265c6decde47ef229377653112a677fef8112

>   core/src/test/java/org/apache/accumulo/core/util/StatTest.java PRE-CREATION 
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> Diff: https://reviews.apache.org/r/19368/diff/
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> Testing
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> Unit tests results compared with calculations from Wolfram Alpha.
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> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Mike Drob
> 
>


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