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From "Rottinghuis, Joep" <jrottingh...@ebay.com>
Subject RE: Branching for 0.92 [WAS -> Re: [DISCUSSION] Accumulo, another BigTable clone, has shown up on Apache Incubator as a proposal]
Date Sun, 18 Sep 2011 03:42:46 GMT
Any update on the 0.92 branch getting cut?


From: saint.ack@gmail.com [saint.ack@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Stack [stack@duboce.net]
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 8:42 PM
To: dev@hbase.apache.org
Subject: Branching for 0.92 [WAS -> Re: [DISCUSSION] Accumulo, another BigTable clone,
has shown up on Apache Incubator as a proposal]

I'd like to propose branching friday week, the 16th.  Hopefully that
will might get folks to focus on these last outstanding issues (of
which there are quite a few).

Thereafter we need to work on stabilization which I'm sure will turn
up at least one bug, maybe two (smile).  Stabilization will run for a
good while I'd say and will take some effort all around.  Only bug
fixes should go into 0.92 branch (J-D might have to tie me to the

Should we discuss in a separate whether to pull in security?


On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 6:44 PM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:
> I also agreed at the time to hold off refactoring the build for Maven modules and supporting
RPC engine variants. I would still have the same opinion if not for recent events.
> How much work remains for 0.92? If more than a few week's worth, then a parallel refactor
of the build could happen, with a final merge step.
> Best regards,
>    - Andy
> On Tue Sep 6th, 2011 12:02 PM PDT Gary Helmling wrote:
>>> Seems like committing it will disrupt the build and src tree layout.
>>> Gary was holding off till we branched but 0.92 branching is taking too
>>> long.
>>> + Lets branch this friday, or next?
>>> + And or, run a vote on whether we should commit security now before
>>> we branch or after
>>This is getting off topic for the current thread, so I'll open a new thread
>>to take a vote on converting trunk back in to maven modules.  This is what
>>would be necessary to integrate the various security bits.
>>The last discussion we had on this was on the dev list at the end of
>>May/beginning of June:
>>I agreed as much as anyone that we should hold off until after branching
>>0.92 in order to avoid the disruption of moving the entire source tree
>>around.  So I have been holding off on this on my own discretion and any
>>delay sits mostly with me.
>>Of course, that was three months ago and we still haven't branched.  In
>>hindsight, if we were aware how long the 0.92 process would go on, I think
>>the thread might have reached a different conclusion.  In any case, I think
>>it warrants another discussion.
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