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From Sanjay Radia <sra...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Abandon hdfsproxy HDFS contrib
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 04:31:43 GMT

On Feb 11, 2011, at 12:03 PM, Ian Holsman wrote:

>
> On Feb 11, 2011, at 5:11 PM, Nigel Daley wrote:
>
>>
>> On Feb 10, 2011, at 9:24 PM, Owen O'Malley wrote:
>>
>>> On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 7:40 PM, Nigel Daley <ndaley@mac.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I think the PMC should abandon the hdfsproxy HDFS contrib  
>>>> component.  It's
>>>> last meaningful contribution was August 2010:
>>>>
>>>
>>> -1 we still use and are maintaining this.
>>
>>
>> Who's the 'we'?  Looking at HDFS-1164 it looks like hdfsproxy was  
>> failing a unit test for 7 months.  This is exactly the reason we  
>> should thoughtfully consider whether it has a future within Hadoop.
>>
>> Perhaps Y! uses a different version of hdfsproxy?
>
> They probably have patched it, and mistakenly forgot to submit them
Yes, we have some updates that we haven;t got around to pushing around

> .. any chance of doing a diff on your version and submitting it?


I will check into this and get back.
We are also working to incorporate some of the features of the proxy  
into hdfs proper -- if that work completes and is accepted by the  
community then hdfs proxy may become
less useful.

Hence, for now,  my vote is -1 for removing hdfs proxy.

sanjay

sanjay
>
> Regards
> Ian
>
>>
>> Nige
>>
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