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From Lei Xu <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Apache Hadoop 3.0.1 Release plan
Date Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:04:06 GMT
Hi, Andrew and Jason

Thanks for the feedback!

I will follow the pattern and cut the branch on Feb 1st and start the
RC vote around Feb 5th then.

Best

On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 11:35 AM, Jason Lowe <jlowe@oath.com> wrote:
> Is it necessary to cut the branch so far ahead of the release?  branch-3.0
> is already a maintenance line for 3.0.x releases.  Is there a known
> feature/improvement planned to go into branch-3.0 that is not desirable for
> the 3.0.1 release?
>
> I have found in the past that branching so early leads to many useful fixes
> being unnecessarily postponed to future releases because committers forget
> to pick to the new, relatively long-lived patch branch.  This becomes
> especially true if blockers end up dragging out the ultimate release date,
> which has historically been quite common.  My preference would be to cut
> this branch as close to the RC as possible.
>
> Jason
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 1:17 PM, Lei Xu <lei@cloudera.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi, All
>>
>> We have released Apache Hadoop 3.0.0 in December [1]. To further
>> improve the quality of release, we plan to cut branch-3.0.1 branch
>> tomorrow for the preparation of Apache Hadoop 3.0.1 release. The focus
>> of 3.0.1 will be fixing blockers (3), critical bugs (1) and bug fixes
>> [2].  No new features and improvement should be included.
>>
>> We plan to cut branch-3.0.1 tomorrow (Jan 10th) and vote for RC on Feb
>> 1st, targeting for Feb 9th release.
>>
>> Please feel free to share your insights.
>>
>> [1] https://www.mail-archive.com/general@hadoop.apache.org/msg07757.html
>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?filter=12342842
>>
>> Best,
>> --
>> Lei (Eddy) Xu
>> Software Engineer, Cloudera
>>
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>



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Lei (Eddy) Xu
Software Engineer, Cloudera

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