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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Looking to a 2.8.0 release
Date Wed, 11 Nov 2015 23:00:12 GMT

> On 11 Nov 2015, at 22:15, Haohui Mai <ricetons@gmail.com> wrote:
> bq.  it basically makes the assumption that everyone recompiles for
> every minor release.
> I don't think that the statement holds. HDFS-6200 keeps classes in the
> same package. hdfs-client becomes a transitive dependency of the
> original hdfs jar.
> Applications continue to work without recompilation as the classes
> will be in the same name and will be available in the classpath. They
> have the option of switching to depending only on hdfs-client to
> minimize the dependency when they are comfortable.
> I'm not claiming that there are no bugs in HDFS-6200, but just like
> other features we discover bugs and fix them continuously.
> ~Haohui

currently pulling in hadoop-client gives downstream apps hadoop-hdfs-client, but not hadoop-hdfs
server side, right?

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