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From Lars H <lhofha...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: HBASE-5955
Date Mon, 02 Jul 2012 16:28:18 GMT
That is the best argument I heard so far. I'll commit the patch today.

Thanks.

-- Lars

Roman Shaposhnik <rvs@apache.org> schrieb:

>On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 5:24 PM, lars hofhansl <lhofhansl@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> So will Guava 11.0.2 in hbase 0.94 be a problem? Should we not update Guava (at least
not until 0.96)?
>
>In general, I don't think there's good answer to how dependencies
>are supposed to be managed wrt. version numbers. After all, all
>of the Hadoop ecosystem projects have to deal with the fact that
>there's at least half a dozen different branches of Hadoop they have
>to work with. It is virtually guaranteed that whatever you do you will
>end up incompatible with one of those builds and most likely the
>version of a dependency that wins will be the one that Hadoop is using.
>
>IOW, whatever is specified in the POM file of individual projects is
>likely to be overridden anyway and the best the could be done
>is to avoid known gaping incompatibility holes (of which I'm not
>aware of too many).
>
>Thanks,
>Roman.
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