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From Arpit Agarwal <aagar...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Merge HDFS-4685 HDFS ACLs to trunk
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:31:01 GMT
+1

I was involved with some code reviews and the feature branch is looking
good. This is ready for merging to trunk.


On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 1:44 PM, Jing Zhao <jing@hortonworks.com> wrote:

> +1. ACL is a very useful feature. I reviewed some of the jiras and the
> code is in a very good shape.
>
> Thanks,
> -Jing
>
> On Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 1:18 PM, Suresh Srinivas <suresh@hortonworks.com>
> wrote:
> > +1. I have been part of the design of this feature. Thanks to everyone
> who
> > contributed to this feature development!
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 10, 2014 at 4:46 PM, Chris Nauroth <cnauroth@hortonworks.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Hello everyone,
> >>
> >> I would like to call a vote to merge HDFS ACLs from branch HDFS-4685 to
> >> trunk.
> >>
> >> HDFS ACLs provide support for finer-grained permissions on files than
> what
> >> users can express today using traditional Unix permission bits.  An ACL
> >> (Access Control List) consists of a set of ACL entries.  Each ACL entry
> >> names a specific user or group and grants or denies read, write and
> execute
> >> permissions for that specific user or group.
> >>
> >> Development of this feature has been tracked in issue HDFS-4685:
> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-4685
> >>
> >> The current design document is available here:
> >>
> >>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/attachment/12627729/HDFS-ACLs-Design-3.pdf
> >>
> >> All development work has been committed to the HDFS-4685 feature branch:
> >> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/common/branches/HDFS-4685/
> >>
> >> We're currently working on resolving conflicts with the fsimage protobuf
> >> merge, and we expect to complete that work soon.
> >>
> >> The feature is backwards-compatible.  By default, the feature is
> disabled.
> >>  A cluster administrator must enable support for ACLs in configuration.
> >>  There is no impact to existing clusters that choose to leave ACL
> support
> >> disabled.
> >>
> >> In addition to the existing tests that cover permissions, we've
> developed
> >> more than 200 new tests covering the new ACL get and set APIs through
> >> DistributedFileSystem and WebHdfsFileSystem, the new CLI commands,
> >> enforcement of ACLs during file access, integration with the existing
> >> permissions model, persistence of ACLs to fsimage and edits, and more.
>  We
> >> have documented our further system testing plans in a test plan document
> >> attached to issue HDFS-4685.
> >>
> >> I want to thank the numerous contributors who have participated in the
> >> branch development up to this point.  Code contributors are Vinayakumar
> B,
> >> Sachin Jose, Renil Joseph, Haohui Mai, Chris Nauroth and Jing Zhao.
>  Yesha
> >> Vora contributed the test plan.  The design document incorporates
> feedback
> >> from many community members: Dilli Arumugam, Brandon Li, Haohui Mai,
> Kevin
> >> Minder, Chris Nauroth, Sanjay Radia, Suresh Srinivas, Tsz Wo (Nicholas),
> >> SZE and Jing Zhao.  Code reviewers on individual patches include Arpit
> >> Agarwal, Colin Patrick McCabe, Haohui Mai, Chris Nauroth and Jing Zhao.
> >>
> >> This vote runs for a week and closes on 2/17/2014 at 11:59 pm PT.
> >>
> >> Chris Nauroth
> >> Hortonworks
> >> http://hortonworks.com/
> >>
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