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From Konstantin Boudnik <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Dropping support for Hadoop 1.0 in 0.98
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:01:15 GMT
Absolutely makes sense! it will make a lot of things easier, really. The
infamous need for classifiers will finally go away!

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 10:56AM, Andrew Purtell wrote:
> Hadoop 1.0 is an ancient, and I believe dead, version that certainly nobody
> should use today. We have a chronic problem on the 0.98 branch with changes
> tested on only Hadoop 2 later are found to break builds against Hadoop 1,
> since only 0.94 and 0.98 still support Hadoop 1.x. See
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-12397 as an example. This issue
> also illustrates that dropping support for 1.0 while retaining support for
> 1.1 and later versions of Hadoop 1.x can reduce cross-version compatibility
> complexity for at least the API involved in that issue, and certainly
> others. This in my opinion is a good thing.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Best regards,
> 
>    - Andy
> 
> Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
> (via Tom White)

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