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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Hadoop 3.x: what about shipping trunk as a 2.x release in 2015?
Date Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:03:15 GMT

On 10/03/2015 13:39, "Allen Wittenauer" <aw@altiscale.com> wrote:

>	"Currently, there is NO policy on when Hadoop's dependencies can change.²

I seem to recall that was one of mine

>	But it is heavily implied that this is a bad thing to do:

Everybody hates us. More specifically, bumping up guava is more traumatic
than Java 6-> 7, as we're reasonably confident that JDK7 is a proper
superset of JDK6, whereas we know that doesn't hold for Guava 11->15.

Better compatibility policy: "we regret having Guava on our classpath"

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