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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release 'development release' HBase 0.89.2010830 rc1?
Date Tue, 07 Sep 2010 18:02:32 GMT
On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 9:32 PM, Todd Lipcon <todd@cloudera.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
> Looking at the diff of HBASE-2461, I think the difference is that we used to
> close the region and then do the writes into META for the new info. Since
> the region was already marked closed by the time we were writing, we
> wouldn't have handlers stuck on the lock. Post-HBASE-2461, the META writes
> happen under the lock before the region gets marked closed.

This would explain it.

New axiom: "Never hold a lock while trying to talk to another server"

Lets do new RC (as suggested up on IRC).


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