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From Aaron Morton <aa...@thelastpickle.com>
Subject Re: Request For 0.6.12 Release
Date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 19:38:36 GMT
I worked on that ticket, will try to chase it up.


Aaron


On 15/02/2011, at 2:01 PM, Gregory Szorc <gregory.szorc@gmail.com> wrote:

> The latest official 0.6.x releases, 0.6.10 and 0.6.11, have a very serious bug/regression
when performing some quorum reads (CASSANDRA-2081), which is fixed in the head of the 0.6
branch. If there aren’t any plans to cut 0.6.12 any time soon, as an end user, I request
that an official and “blessed” release of 0.6.x be made ASAP.
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> On a related note, I am frustrated that such a serious issue has lingered in the “latest
oldstable release.” I would have liked to see one or more of the following:
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> 1)      The issue documented prominently on the apache.org web site and inside the download
archive so end users would know they are downloading and running known-broken software
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> 2)      The 0.6.10 and 0.6.11 builds pulled after identification of the issue
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> 3)      A 0.6.12 release cut immediately (with reasonable time for testing, of course)
to address the issue
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> I understand that releases may not always be as stable as we all desire. But, I hope
that when future bugs affecting the bread and butter properties of a distributed storage engine
surface (especially when they are regressions) that the official project response (preferably
via mailing list and the web site) is swift and maximizes the potential for data integrity
and availability.
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> If there is anything I can do to help the process, I’d gladly give some of my time
to help the overall community.
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> Gregory Szorc
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> gregory.szorc@gmail.com
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