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From Adam Fuchs <afu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Establishing a contrib repo for upgrade testing
Date Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:55:30 GMT
I've seen some of the problems this has found, and I'm all for it!

Are there opportunities to share this project with other projects? Would
this be something that starts out as a contrib and then graduates to top
level project over time?

Adam

On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 10:15 AM, Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hi Accumulo!
>
> Cloudera has recently made public some code used for doing correctness
> testing for Accumulo installations across upgrades[1]. The project contains
> simple data load and verification tools as well as a rudimentary upgrade
> test automation script.
>
> We would like to donate this code to the ASF and use it as a starting place
> for a contrib repository focused on testing Accumulo across versions
> generally. If the PMC is interested, I'd be happy to take point on the
> necessary paperwork for IP clearance[2] following an appropriate vote.
>
> Though simple, this upgrade testing has already found issues around 1.4 ->
> 1.5 -> 1.6 and 1.4 ->1.6 upgrades in the past. There are some obvious
> points of clean up that need to happen (vendor specific references in docs,
> artifacts, and packages), and I'd be happy to take point on that work as
> well. I think it would make a good foundational layer for our future needs
> and would give us a place where we could revitalize the work from
> ACCUMULO-2145.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> [1]: https://github.com/cloudera/accumulo-upgrade-test/
> [2]: http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/
>
> --
> Sean
>

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