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From Eli Collins <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Release plans
Date Fri, 19 Feb 2010 21:44:09 GMT
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:36 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org> wrote:
>> Yahoo doesn't care. Even if we rebase the 0.21 branch, because of the
>> timing, Yahoo will probably never deploy it. (It take months to push a
>> release through QA and production testing, as I wrote the security release
>> will hit the pipeline this year (code complete in february, first
>> integration cluster in april, on all production clusters by august). Yahoo
>> can't handle another big release until january 2011.
>
> I haven't done a survey but my guess is that the HBase crew would
> favor putting out the current 0.21 branch as 0.21 rather than
> rebasing.  To us, hdfs and its flush, in testing, runs great.  I'm
> with Konstantin and Sanjay that a release is pretty close and that a
> rebasing pulling in new features means more months even allowing for
> the Todd stabilizing constant.

Given that Yahoo and others plan to skip 21, and the HBase crowd could
actually use 21 and have invested in the current branch's contents, it
sounds like we should try to get the current branch released. Anyone
object?

Thanks,
Eli

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