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From Suresh Srinivas <sures...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release candidate 0.20.203.0-rc1
Date Wed, 04 May 2011 22:06:16 GMT
Eli,

How many of these patches that you find troublesome are in CDH already?

Regards,
Suresh


On 5/4/11 3:03 PM, "Eli Collins" <eli@cloudera.com> wrote:

> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 10:31 AM, Owen O'Malley <omalley@apache.org> wrote:
>> Here's an updated release candidate for 0.20.203.0. I've incorporated the
>> feedback and included all of the patches from 0.20.2, which is the last
>> stable release. I also fixed the eclipse-plugin problem.
>> 
>> The candidate is at: http://people.apache.org/~omalley/hadoop-0.20.203.0-rc1/
>> 
>> Please download it, inspect it, compile it, and test it. Clearly, I'm +1.
>> 
>> -- Owen
> 
> While rc2 is an improvement on rc1, I am -1 on this particular rc.  Rationale:
> 
> This rc contains many patches not yet committed to trunk. This would
> cause the next major release (0.22) to be a feature regression against
> our latest stable release (203), were 0.22 released soon.
> 
> This rc contains many patches not yet reviewed by the community via
> the normal process (jira, patch against trunk, merge to a release
> branch). I think we should respect the existing community process that
> has been used for all previous releases.
> 
> This rc introduces a new development and braching model (new feature
> development outside trunk) and Hadoop versioning scheme without
> sufficient discussion or proposal of these changes with the community.
> 
> We should establish new process before the release, a release is not
> the appropriate mechanism for changing our review and development
> process or versioning .
> 
> I do support a release from branch-0.20-security that follows the
> existing, established community process.
> 
> Thanks,
> Eli


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