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From Suresh Srinivas <sur...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: VOTE: HDFS-347 merge
Date Tue, 02 Apr 2013 00:04:54 GMT

For the record, the last email in the previous thread in ended with the
following comment from Nicholas:
> It is great to hear that you agree to keep HDFS-2246.  Please as well
address my comments posted on HDFS-347 and let me know once you have posted
a new patch on HDFS-347.

I did not see any response (unless I missed it). Can you please address it?


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Colin McCabe <cmccabe@alumni.cmu.edu> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I think it's time to merge the HDFS-347 branch back to trunk.  It's been
> under
> review and testing for several months, and provides both a performance
> advantage, and the ability to use short-circuit local reads without
> compromising system security.
> Previously, we tried to merge this and the objection was brought up that we
> should keep the old, insecure short-circuit local reads around so that
> platforms for which secure SCR had not yet been implemented could use it
> (e.g. Windows).  This has been addressed-- see HDFS-4538 for details.
>  Suresh has also volunteered to maintain the insecure SCR code until secure
> SCR can be implemented for Windows.
> Please cast your vote by EOD Monday 4/8.
> best,
> Colin


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