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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ok to remove and change return types on methods in a public/unstable testing utility class in hbase-2.0.0?
Date Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:36:13 GMT
In my opinion the first step toward making anything in src/test/...
supportable is moving it to src/main/ and adding suitable interface
annotations.


On Wed, Jun 17, 2015 at 9:10 AM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:

> I am looking at changes to a HBaseTestingUtility base class over in the
> nice cleanup issue HBASE-13893.  HTU is a pretty popular testing tool.
>
> I'm thinking that is is not OK removing methods and changing param and
> return types even though its across a major version (and even though it
> marked unstable) because we should spare the user pain where we can.
>
> On other hand, we are purging HTable references, old crud, the preservation
> of which is useless and will make for a mountain of work.
>
> Opinions?
>
> St.Ack
>



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Best regards,

   - Andy

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(via Tom White)

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