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From Arun C Murthy <...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] create security@hadoop.apache.org
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 16:59:48 GMT


On Aug 25, 2009, at 8:42 AM, Owen O'Malley wrote:

> With the upcoming freeze of Map/Reduce 0.21, for the first time, we  
> have code that is critical from a system security perspective. As  
> outlined on http://www.apache.org/security/committers.html this will  
> be a private list with only committers that are working on the  
> security aspects of Hadoop. The use of the list will be strictly  
> limited to collecting security issues from users so that they can  
> fixed and released before they are announced on public forums, such  
> as jira. Clearly, I'm +1.
> On a related note, my plan is to work on getting full Kerberos  
> integration for 0.22. We've come a long way without any  
> authentication in Hadoop, but it is getting important to start  
> closing the holes.
> -- Owen

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