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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: Hadoop support for hbase
Date Mon, 10 May 2010 16:49:48 GMT
+1 on the below.

On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 9:50 PM, Dhruba Borthakur <dhruba@gmail.com> wrote:
> I will try to explain my opinion on some of the questions being raised so
> far. Of course all these are open for discussion and nothing is final at
> this moment.
> 1. This code base is primarily targeted for usage by HBase and Scribe. Both
> of these are Apache open source projects.
> 2. Accordingly, my proposal is to name the branch hadoop-0.20-append. This
> name is more generic than the earlier one I suggested.
> 3. The proposal to pull patches into this branch will follow normal
> conventions that we follow in Hadoop. However, the release manager would
> have an option to veto a patch from being pulled into the branch.
> 4. if this type of branching causes too many forks of core Hadoop, then we
> can aim to merge some of them after some time. The time duration depends on
> the stability of the code in that particular branch and is difficult to
> predict. The PMC, of course, has to approve of any new branch; so, in effect
> can prevent undesired multiple forks if that becomes a problem in the
> future.
> 5. code changes to this new branch will go through the normal process via
> JIRAs, code reviews, unit tests, etc.
> 6. the goal is to have a standard hadoop release from  this branch at some
> future point. if course, such a release has to be approved by the PMC. The
> release could be marked as "experimental" or some such thing if deemed
> appropriate by the PMC.
> thanks,
> dhruba
> On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 3:26 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>> > Should it be all of hadoop?  Could it be hdfs only?
>> >
>> Please ignore the above question (I just took a look at 0.20 repo).
>> St.Ack
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