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From jason hadoop <jason.had...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Hadoop 0.19.2 (candidate 0)
Date Fri, 03 Jul 2009 02:03:39 GMT
Since the only place that data is incompatable is in a map, I don't think it
should matter, unless someone has written out a file of TupleWriteables in a
sequence file.
The serialization format is designed to be able to read the old format.

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:10 PM, Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org> wrote:

> Ok,
>   I checked and it doesn't break compatibility, but it will write data that
> isn't readable by the unpatched code. Rather than push this back into what
> is likely the last 0.19 release, I'd propose that we just backport this to
> 0.20. Is that reasonable?
> -- Owen

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