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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release plan 1.6.6
Date Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:47:18 GMT
Christopher wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2016 at 9:08 PM Josh Elser<>  wrote:
>> Christopher wrote:
>>> Okay, so now that 1.8.0 is wrapping up, I'd like to push out a release of
>>> 1.6.6, and plan to cease active development on that branch.
>> +1
>>> This will allow us to focus our development and bugfixes on the latest
>>> releases, while closing out the 1.6 line with a rollup of the bugfixes
>>> we've worked so far.
>>> Does anybody wish to act as release manager for 1.6.6? Perhaps somebody
>> who
>>> hasn't done a release? If not, I'll volunteer to take it on, but I want
>> to
>>> give somebody else the opportunity first.
>>> Currently, I see around 50 issues for 1.6.6 in JIRA. I've bumped a few
>>> already, so there's only a few left, which could be bumped or not,
>>> depending on if they get finished quickly.
> Alright, so I'll just take this one on, to knock it out. I'd like to wait
> until ACCUMULO-4391 is merged, though.

Makes sense given the level of effort already. The entire change strikes 
me as a bit scary. I hope someone will run some extra testing to make 
sure that we aren't introducing obvious regressions in a .6 bugfix release.

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