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From Jonathan Ellis <>
Subject Re: 0.6.3
Date Sat, 19 Jun 2010 04:06:24 GMT
Changing Thrift revisions during a stable release series makes me nervous too.

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Tupshin Harper <> wrote:
> On 6/18/2010 1:24 PM, Eric Evans wrote:
>> On Fri, 2010-06-18 at 12:25 -0700, Tupshin Harper wrote:
>>> I would like to nominate #475 for inclusion in 0.6.3. It would require
>>> picking a stable recent snapshot of the thrift libs, replacing the
>>> existing libthrift jar, and rebuilding interface/thrift/gen-java.
>> If it means rebuilding our generated code, then it means (some )users
>> will need to do the same, which means incorporating Thrift up/downgrades
>> into their upgrade/rollback procedures.
>> I think it's also important to realize that as nasty as this bug is,
>> it's not a recent regression (it's not a regression at all per say), and
>> 0.7.0 will be a long relatively soon.
>> I'd be interested to hear what others think, but I'm personally not very
>> comfortable introducing such a change into a minor release.
> I would also like to hear other opinions, but if the consensus is that this
> is too big a change to introduce to 0.6.3, I'm fine with that too. I'm
> rolling my own releases now, and can continue to do so. I just know that the
> thrift problem has bitten a number of people and can be a hard one for new
> adopters to figure out.
> -Tupshin

Jonathan Ellis
Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
co-founder of Riptano, the source for professional Cassandra support

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