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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 0.23.3 release coming soon
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2012 18:11:28 GMT
On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 08:46PM, Inder.dev Java wrote:
> >We don't have a private git repo.  That was the whole point of this so we
> >can do all of this in public.  What we run and build is purely what is on
> >branch-0.23.
> 
>   True, you can do this by simply sharing the build somewhere and publish
> the link in list.
>   whoever wants they may try.
> 
>   Let's please don't deviate the release numberings by keeping this
> releases somewhere in apache release folder along with Hadoop-2 and 1.
> 
> Already we may have to answer to the people why we skipped 22 version.

Actually, 0.22 has been released last year. Also, a BigTop stack for that
release is available that features HBase, Pig, etc.

Cos

> I know many people maintain the source code by cutting some branch. I don't
> think people will ask to make release of their branches to make sure no
> private changes ;-) . They migrate to near latest version to make sure they
> are close with community and will have tests to run on it to make sure no
> impacts.
> 
> -thx
> 
> 
> On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 4:33 AM, Robert Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
> 
> > We don't have a private git repo.  That was the whole point of this so we
> > can do all of this in public.  What we run and build is purely what is on
> > branch-0.23.
> >
> > > Note that, end of the day, ultimately community has to mark hadoop-2 as
> > >stable. but not 23.3..versions right.
> >
> > The community can do what ever they want following the Hadoop Project's
> > bylaws http://hadoop.apache.org/bylaws.html.  An official release of
> > hadoop requires a lazy majority vote of PMC members.  Marking a release as
> > stable is not something that is voted on according to the bylaws.  We all
> > want hadoop-2 to become stable, but it is up to individual users if it is
> > stable enough for them.  The fact that hadoop-2.0.0 and hadoop-2.1.0 are
> > marked as alpha is only to warn people that the release has not really
> > been tested at scale.  There was a lot of discussion when the alpha was
> > added to the name if that really was necessary.  The community decided
> > that it was helpful so that is why we did it.
> >
> > 0.23.3 is very close to 2.0.0-aplha but without Name Node HA, and with
> > more bug fixes.  You are correct that even if all of the bugs in 0.23 are
> > fixed it does not guarantee that all of the bugs in 2 will be fixed
> > because of that.  But it does guarantee that someone else will not have to
> > fix a bug in 2 that is also in 0.23.
> >
> > --Bobby Evans
> >
> > On 8/23/12 4:52 PM, "Inder.dev Java" <java.inder@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >> We also wanted to do this out in the open so the community
> > >could see what was happening, instead of in some private git repository.
> > >
> > >You mean, you have some different changes in 23.3,  which is not put into
> > >hadoop-2 ?
> > >
> > >
> > >alpha cuts already going on and ppl are testing. If you find any bug in
> > >23.3, you may contribute to hadoop-2.
> > >That changes will be tested in next alpha cut right. If you test with 23.3
> > >and say it is stable with out merging some things from hadoop-2, that will
> > >not really give confidence on hadoop-2 releases right. If you are porting
> > >everything from hadoop-2 to 23.3, then both releases are same. Need not
> > >release it separately right? But I am not sure about it.
> > >
> > >IMO, having official releases like this may confuse ppl differently.
> > >
> > >-thx
> > >
> > >
> > >On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 3:04 AM, Robert Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> There was a discussion about this in April
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-general/201204.mbox/%3CCB
> > >>9F
> > >> 2CBB.37CD3%25evans@yahoo-inc.com%3E
> > >>
> > >> in which there was unanimous approval of the idea.  I realize that it is
> > >> confusing and I feel your pain.  I hate having to explain to our
> > >>customers
> > >> why we are going "backwards" from 1.0 to 0.23.
> > >>
> > >> The community as a whole is working hard and is serious about
> > >>stabilizing
> > >> hadoop-2.  As I said in the original proposal everything that is in
> > >>0.23.3
> > >> has been merged first to branch-2.
> > >>
> > >> What is more, putting on my Yahoo hat, we have nightly builds and tests
> > >>of
> > >> branch-2.  We want to move to branch-2 as soon as possible, but to meet
> > >> our goals to have YARN out in production by the end of this year we had
> > >>to
> > >> cut somewhere.  We also wanted to do this out in the open so the
> > >>community
> > >> could see what was happening, instead of in some private git repository.
> > >>
> > >> If the community has changed their mind and having an official release
> > >> labeled 0.23 is too confusing to customers I am happy to not call a
> > >>vote,
> > >> but simply renumber the release and move on.
> > >>
> > >> --Bobby Evans
> > >>
> > >> On 8/23/12 4:09 PM, "Inder.dev Java" <java.inder@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> >Having releases like this kind of versions (back to 2x.x..) may confuse
> > >> >people?
> > >> >Hadoop-2 and 23.x may not have big difference right.
> > >> >
> > >> >already community decided to make the branches as 1, 2....etc.. So
> > >>again
> > >> >going back to 2x.x releases may really confuse people. I confused by
> > >> >seeing
> > >> >this release mail here.
> > >> >
> > >> >Why can't people put real effort on hadoop-2 itself and make it stable
> > >>as
> > >> >that is the version community wanted to make it stable from alpha?
Why
> > >> >this
> > >> >effort split here.
> > >> >
> > >> >-thx
> > >> >
> > >> >On Fri, Aug 24, 2012 at 2:22 AM, Robert Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >> >>
> > >> >>
> > >> >> I am planning to do cut a release candidate of 0.23.3 in the next
> > >>week
> > >> >>or
> > >> >> so.  I am waiting for a few more JIRAs to go in (MAPREDUCE-3943
and
> > >> >> HDFS-3177), and a bit more testing before I call a vote.  I know
not
> > >>too
> > >> >> many people have been putting things into branch-0.23 directly,
but
> > >>if
> > >> >>you
> > >> >> do want to please check with me first. After I cut the release
I will
> > >> >>open
> > >> >> the branch up again for more bug fixes for a 23.4 release.  I
expect
> > >> >>0.23.4
> > >> >> to come about a month after 0.23.3. This is to incorporate any
bug
> > >>fixes
> > >> >> needed as Yahoo! and hopefully others do more testing on 0.23.3
and
> > >> >>start
> > >> >> rolling it out to more clusters.
> > >> >>
> > >> >> --Bobby Evans
> > >> >>
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> >

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