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From Stack <st...@duboce.net>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Sorting out issues for 0.96 for (eventual) release
Date Tue, 08 Jan 2013 18:55:24 GMT
On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 10:32 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org> wrote:

> Some time has elapsed since that discussion, I think we should do it again.
>
>
Go for it Andrew.  Would suggest you tag it on to the tail of the old
discussion or at least reference the old in your setup.


> For example, the notion of running on JDK 7 is new, and depends on other
> communities because quite a bit seems broken on JDK 7 so I hear. The creep
> of "-Djava.net.preferIPv4=true" among Hadoop ecosystem projects is also a
> concern, and it bothers me that HDFS tests seem DOA without it on my dev
> box, so this also isn't something we are going to be able to solve entirely
> on our own. So while I think these are serious concerns, I have mixed
> feelings about them being prerequisites for a 0.96 release.
>
>
Agreed.



> A bunch of hard thoughtful intermingled work is underway in RPC and HFile
> and other places, so that we only need to do a "singularity" once. We
> should do a feature based release for this, not a time based one, is my
> opinion. As for everything else, setting a target and seeing what falls in
> or out based on that is worth doing.
>
>
You call it a 'feature release'.  I see it as we can't release until pb'ing
is done (and, pb'ing can't make hbase N times slower than it was previously
-- smile).

St.Ack

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