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From Dhruba Borthakur <dhr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop support for hbase
Date Tue, 11 May 2010 06:35:10 GMT
@Allen: we are definitely behind 0.21 release. Tom White is guiding that
release and most developers are committed to removing blockers for that
release. Todd rightly mentions that the work being done for 0.20 benefits
0.21 as well.

@Jay: Thanks for summing it up so well. I completely agree with your
viewpoint.

thanks
dhruba


On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 2:06 PM, Jay Booth <jaybooth@gmail.com> wrote:

> Given that the 0.20-append branch pretty much already exists
> unofficially, via IRC, IM and email forwarded patchsets, it seems like
> giving it an official home is just recognizing the status quo.
> Especially since 0.21 probably won't be getting rolled out into
> production everywhere the first day it's officially released.  If the
> work's going on anyways, I don't see how giving people a shared home
> hurts matters, if anything it gives them a better shared touchpoint
> for forward-porting bugfixes to 0.21.
>
> A case could be made that by making it more painful to run
> 0.20-append, more momentum is created towards 0.21 but since Tom is
> already on top of 21 and seemingly doing an excellent job, and since
> the HBase community will probably be some of the first people to move
> to 0.21 anyways, I don't see why having 0.20-append will damage 0.21's
> momentum at this point.
>
>
>
> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 4:21 PM, Michael Segel
> <michael_segel@hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> >> From: todd@cloudera.com
> >> Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 10:45:13 -0700
> >> Subject: Re: Hadoop support for hbase
> >> To: general@hadoop.apache.org
> >>
> >
> >> > The above is a fallacious setup.  How does a branch in 0.20 detract
> >> > from the 0.21 momentum (The append feature that we'd work on in 0.20
> >> > branch has little relation to how append works in 0.21).
> >>
> >> For what it's worth, though, the majority of the size of the 0.20
> >> append patch is made up of additional unit tests. I have started
> >> forward-porting these new tests to the trunk append and it's already
> >> exposed a number of bugs. So while it's tempting to say that the 0.20
> >> append is "wasted effort", it really is benefiting the entire
> >> community and the 0.21 release as well.
> >>
> >> -Todd
> >>
> >
> > Sometimes you have to slow down to go faster.
> >
> >
> >
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