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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: A 2.7.1 release to follow up 2.7.0
Date Thu, 09 Apr 2015 19:56:02 GMT
There's a couple of S3a fixes coming along which could go into a 2.7.1; they've been held back
to avoid rushing them in to 2.7.0 last-minute.

> On 9 Apr 2015, at 20:33, Junping Du <jdu@hortonworks.com> wrote:
> 
> +1 (non-binding). 
> The plan sounds reasonable. We should make our release train more fast-moving, and predictable
- it could benefit our community and ecosystem in many aspects.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Junping
> ________________________________________
> From: Arpit Agarwal <aagarwal@hortonworks.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 09, 2015 8:23 PM
> To: hdfs-dev@hadoop.apache.org; common-dev@hadoop.apache.org; yarn-dev@hadoop.apache.org;
mapreduce-dev@hadoop.apache.org
> Cc: Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli
> Subject: Re: A 2.7.1 release to follow up 2.7.0
> 
> +1 for 2.7.1 and +1 for promoting it to 'stable', assuming it includes no new features
or gratuitous improvements.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Arpit
> 
> 
> On 4/9/15, 11:48 AM, "Vinod Kumar Vavilapalli" <vinodkv@apache.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hi all,
>> 
>> I feel like we haven't done a great job of maintaining the previous 2.x
>> releases. Seeing as how long 2.7.0 release has taken, I am sure we will
>> spend more time stabilizing it, fixing issues etc.
>> 
>> I propose that we immediately follow up 2.7.0 with a 2.7.1 within 2-3
>> weeks. The focus obviously is to have blocker issues, bug-fixes and *no*
>> features. Improvements are going to be slightly hard to reason about, but I
>> propose limiting ourselves to very small improvements, if at all.
>> 
>> The other area of concern with the previous releases had been
>> compatibility. With help from Li Lu, I got jdiff reinstated in branch-2
>> (though patches are not yet in), and did a pass. In the unavoidable event
>> that we find incompatibilities with 2.7.0, we can fix those in 2.7.1 and
>> promote that to be the stable release.
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>> 
>> Thanks,+Vinod


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