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From Sean Busbey <bus...@apache.org>
Subject [VOTE] First release candidate for HBase 1.2.1 (RC0) is available
Date Tue, 29 Mar 2016 15:38:34 GMT
Hi folks!

I'm happy to announce the first release candidate of HBase 1.2.1 is
available for download at:


As of this vote, the relevant md5 hashes are:

91d399c04d1f42454ef0427844f9889c  hbase-1.2.1-bin.tar.gz
fe8ec88ff873ddf40bf60f4bf2cb3591  hbase-1.2.1-src.tar.gz

Maven artifacts are also available in the staging repository


All artifacts are signed with my code signing key 0D80DB7C, available in
the project KEYS file:


These artifacts correspond to commit hash


which signed tag 1.2.1RC0 currently points to:


HBase 1.2.1 is the first maintenance release in the HBase 1.2.z line,
continuing on the theme of bringing a stable, reliable database to the
Hadoop and NoSQL communities. This release includes 27 resolved issues
since the 1.2.0 release.

Notable fixes include:

* [HBASE-15441] - Fix WAL splitting when region has moved multiple times
* [HBASE-15219] - Canary tool does not return non-zero exit code when
                  one of regions is in stuck state
* [HBASE-15325] - ResultScanner allowing partial result will miss the
                  rest of the row if the region is moved between two
                  rpc requests
* [HBASE-15378] - Scanner cannot handle heartbeat message with no

The full list of issues can be found in the CHANGES.txt file included in
the release and online at:


Please take some time to verify the release[1], try out the release
candidate, and vote on releasing it:

[ ] +1 Release this package as HBase 1.2.1
[ ] +0 no opinion
[ ] -1 Do not release this package because...

Vote will be subject to Majority Approval[2] and will close at
5:00PM UTC on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016[3].

[1]: http://www.apache.org/info/verification.html
[2]: https://www.apache.org/foundation/glossary.html#MajorityApproval
[3]: to find this in your local timezone see:


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