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From Torsten Curdt <tcu...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Pig 0.1.0 (candidate 3)
Date Tue, 29 Jul 2008 07:21:45 GMT

On Jul 29, 2008, at 00:23, Olga Natkovich wrote:

>> Well, the idea of incubation is to gather a community
>> (besides the legal aspect). I would suggest to at least
>> provide more detailed instruction how to get the things
>> working in the wiki. Or did I miss those?
> I was going to put instructions into the release notes once the  
> release
> is ready.

IMO this should be part of the release process so the instructions can  
be tested as well.

>>>> Why are both hadoop 0.16 and 0.17 included?
>>> The idea was that people can build with 1 version back.
>> That sounds like a good idea ..at least in theory :)
>>> However, at this
>>> point it is not possible since hadoop interfaces change
>> between each
>>> version. We can remove hadoop16 I think. Do we need to do
>> this cleanup
>>> prior to the release?
>> It's a bit awkward to have 0.16 in there if you cannot use it at all.
> Ok. It just if we have to reroll the packages and start process over  
> one
> more time. I was wondering if this was worth starting over.

That's really up to you guys. If you have the release procedure  
properly automated I'd say: do it.

>> (That said I was about to send a question to the dev list about using
>> 0.16 with pig. I need to get it working with 0.16. Will that
>> be a major hurdle? But let's discuss that in another thread)
> It is possible, but you would have to take pre hadoop-17 snapshot of  
> the
> code. It is quite stable but you would be missing out on the work that
> has been done since.

Bugger I was hoping to see a tag for it. Which revision would that be?


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