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From "Owen O'Malley" <o...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop 21.1, appends maintenance, roadmap?
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011 17:05:59 GMT
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 5:23 AM, Luke Weber <luke@tuenti.com> wrote:

> Hey,
> Just a few questions I had. I was trying to figure out what the bigger
> roadmap is for hadoop. I've read the roadmap on the wiki and jira and
> it's not super clear for me, what the plan is for 21.

0.21 is not considered stable and has never been tested at scale. At the
current time, no committers have volunteered to drive the next release off
of that branch. Arun is close to branching 0.23 from trunk, but it will take
some time to stabilize.

For stable releases, I'd suggest or the upcoming Over
on general@hadoop, there is a discussion of getting content into 0.20.205 or
later stable releases.

> - Would it make sense to change 21.1 and 22.0 on the roadmap in jira
> and svn to actually be 21.201/22.200, for consistency?

The problem is that the 0.20.2xx releases are neither a superset or subset
of the 0.21 release. In many ways, the 0.20.2xx.y releases would be better
named as 1.x.y.

-- Owen

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