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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] EOL 1.1 Release Branch
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:27:16 GMT
Nick:
The plan sounds good.

On Fri, Nov 4, 2016 at 9:24 AM, Nick Dimiduk <ndimiduk@apache.org> wrote:

> Hello HBase Community!
>
> We have a small matter to discuss.
>
> HBase 1.2 has been formally marked as "stable" for the last couple months.
> HBase 1.3.0rc0 is just around the corner. I think it's time to start a
> conversation about retiring the 1.1 line. The volunteer bandwidth for
> maintaining multiple branches is precious and as we spread ourselves more
> thin, odds of decay increase.
>
> I propose discontinuing 1.1 with a single release following 1.3.1. That'll
> give us one last chance to back port any bug fixes discovered in the
> diligence we're putting into the new minor release. Given the current pace
> of 1.3, I estimate this will happen in January or February of 2017. It's
> not a lot of time for existing deployments to get around to upgrading, but
> the upgrade path is trivial and 1.2 has been available for quite some
> time. This will probably make our last release from this branch at 1.1.10
> or there abouts.
>
> Are there any objections or concerns with the above plan? Are there any
> downstream communities who need our help moving onto 1.2? Please let us
> know.
>
> Thanks,
> Nick
>

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