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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Community Process for 0.20.205 Sustaining Release
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2011 16:47:08 GMT
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 09:32AM, Eric Baldeschwieler wrote:
> Hi Milind,
> I'm really happy to see 0.23 moving along.  This seems like pretty clear
> evidence that 0.20.xxx is not going to be a new trunk.  However, the time
> between cutting a new release and being able to run production applications
> on it can be very long.  0.23 and any alternative such as 0.22 will take a
> long time to get to the level of quality and stability that is in 0.20.xxx
> today.  Trunk is looking very healthy to me.  Having a good sustaining

I can bet money that  someone will call it 'a very bad taste' joke in a next
20 minutes, but does it really look healthy with last successful MR trunk
build happened 2 mo 25 days ago?

  Take care,
Konstantin (Cos) Boudnik
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> program on 0.20.xxx is intended to compliment mainline dev, not replace it.
> Describing fixing flush/sync as innovation seems like a stretch.  The patch
> sets we are considering merging have been in use for more than a year.
> There is a large constituency that would like to see HBASE work well now.
> I'm hoping to see that happen on 0.20.xxx.  I think this is the best place
> to invest effort.  You are welcome to work with the community members
> investing in 0.20.xxx or on an alternative.  There is room in the community
> for both efforts IMO.
> Thanks,
> E14
> On Aug 24, 2011, at 12:05 AM, <Milind.Bhandarkar@emc.com> wrote:
> >> At the same time, we certainly do not wish 0.20-security to be viewed as a "trunk";
it is important
> > that all patches go in trunk first, and only patches of manageable risk and high
value to production users, should go into
> > the sustaining releases.
> > 
> > Matt,
> > 
> > With all due respect, I have heard from "several of your associates", about features
for making hbase work with the 0.20.2xx. That sounds to me that 0.20-security to be trunk.
> > 
> > Can you clarify how that is going to work ?
> > 
> > Basically, what are your criteria for "manageable risk and high value to production
users" ?
> > 
> > In particular, I would like to know why the insistence on 0.20.2xx being the default
branch to check-in these "innovations", instead of trunk.
> > 
> > 
> > *   Milind
> > 
> > ---
> > Milind Bhandarkar
> > Greenplum Labs, EMC
> > (Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in this email are those of the author, and do not
necessarily represent the views of any organization, past or present, the author might be
affiliated with.)
> > 

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