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From Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli <vino...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Looking to a 2.8.0 release
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:23:58 GMT
There are 40 odd incompatible changes in 3.x: https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?jql=project%20in%20%28HADOOP%2C%20YARN%2C%20HDFS%2C%20MAPREDUCE%29%20AND%20resolution%20%3D%20Fixed%20AND%20fixVersion%20%3D%203.0.0%20AND%20fixVersion%20not%20in%20%282.6.2%2C%202.6.3%2C%202.7.1%2C%202.7.2%2C%202.7.3%2C%202.8.0%29%20and%20%22Hadoop%20Flags%22%20in%20%28%22Incompatible%20change%22%29%20ORDER%20BY%20key%20ASC%2C%20due%20ASC%2C%20priority%20DESC%2C%20created%20ASC

Need to dig deeper on their impact. Clearly all my local shell scripts completely stopped
working, it will be good to have some bridging there to help users migrate.

Like I said before, I will spend more time on trunk only changes in order to kick-start a
3.x discussion.

What are the incompatible changes in the 2.x line that you are talking about?

+Vinod

> On Nov 11, 2015, at 2:15 PM, Allen Wittenauer <aw@altiscale.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>> On Nov 11, 2015, at 1:11 PM, Vinod Vavilapalli <vinodkv@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>> 
>> I’ll let others comment on specific features.
>> 
>> Regarding the 3.x vs 2.x point, as I noted before on other threads, given all the
incompatibilities in trunk it will be ways off before users can run their production workloads
on a 3.x release.
> 
> 	[citation needed]
> 
> 	Seriously. Back that statement up especially in light of there having been more incompatibilities
in all the 2.x releases combined than in 3.x. 


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