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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] create security@hadoop.apache.org
Date Tue, 25 Aug 2009 17:26:13 GMT
+1 Like other private ASF lists, we must remember to use this list only 
when privacy is required and not for general discussion of security.


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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