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From "Henri Yandell" <>
Subject Re: [cli] CLI 2 State of Play
Date Sat, 12 Jul 2008 22:34:52 GMT
On Sat, Jul 12, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Russel Winder
<> wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-12 at 16:02 +0100, Niall Pemberton wrote:
>> I saw from the following blog[1] that Hadoop is using CLI
>> 2.0-SNAPSHOT, but they're considering rolling back (HADOOP-3676[2])
>> because of the uncertainty wrt CLI 2.0. Seems the most recent
>> discussion was inconclusive:
>> I guess the lack of decision on 2.0 is/was caused by lack of people -
>> although besides Henri, Emmanuel seems to have got interested
>> recently. Perhaps we should just throw out a release and see what
>> happens? Anyone got any ideas/opinions on moving forward - seems that
>> remaining in limbo is the worst option.
> The fact that there doesn't seem to be any consistent interest in
> developing Commons CLI is the problem.  I cannot commit any of my time
> to it I'm afraid.  I haven't really had chance to test Emmanuel's
> putative fix for CLI-137 which was a principal blocker.  However, a
> quick check appears to show that some of the problems of CLI-137 are
> still present  in HEAD.
> The lack of progress on a 1.2 release, and the fact that a decision was

Looks like a 1.2 is ready to release. At least there are no open
issues related to 1.x.


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