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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Dropping support for Hadoop 1.0 in 0.98
Date Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:13:02 GMT
No, we'll still need a -hadoop1 and -hadoop2 munged build of 0.98. I'm only
suggesting removing support for version 1.0. Other version 1.x would remain
active in the compatibility list.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 11:01 AM, Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:

> 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)
>



-- 
Best regards,

   - Andy

Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet Hein
(via Tom White)

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