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From Bernd Fondermann <bernd.fonderm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Abandon mrunit MapReduce contrib
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 13:31:43 GMT
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 23:10, Aaron Kimball <akimball83@gmail.com> wrote:
> The main reason I am interested in removing MRUnit from Hadoop is that I
> believe that MRUnit deserves its own release cycle. I think this is in the
> best interest of its users.

Not in mine, at least. (I'm writing MR unit tests.)
Many projects release more than one product. I'd rather get MRUnit
from the same source where I get my MR from.
Separate release cylcles would be ok for me, though.

> Perhaps more importantly, access to new features in MRUnit should not
> require upgrading one's entire Hadoop deployment; this is a client library
> that depends only on Hadoop's public APIs.


> My primary concern is to move MRUnit to a place where the community can
> derive the most benefit from it. The Apache Incubator could fulfill this
> role; given the presence of individuals willing to mentor this project, I
> believe this would be a successful way to release MRUnit more quickly and
> continue to work to grow the MRUnit community.

What are your expectations what MRUnit would become, software-wise?
Wouldn't the MRUnit community be largely the same as the Hadoop-MR


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