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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Any committers willing to do maintenance releases over the holidays?
Date Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:20:35 GMT
Can't (realistically) commit to doing one on my own, but I'll be around 
to help the process along. Appy/others, feel free to ask directly or on 
list and I'll try to help out!

On 10/31/17 11:37 AM, Apekshit Sharma wrote:
> I can do it.
> -- Appy
> On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 9:35 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org> wrote:
>> Hi folks!
>> I'm in the process of getting us a 1.2.7-RC, hopefully soon[1]. This
>> release is badly behind schedule. I'd very much like to get us back on
>> a regular cadence for our stable release line, with a goal of once a
>> month. Unfortunately, I'm very unlikely to have time to do release
>> managing after the 1.2.7 release until spring (luckily it's for
>> fortunate-to-me reasons).
>> Despite the delay in schedule on this release, generally doing a
>> maintenance release is relatively low effort. These kinds of
>> "substitute RM" situations are a great chance to get familiar with the
>> process while having a well-defined end point. If there's anyone who'd
>> like to give it a try by handling things while I'm gone, both I and
>> I'm sure the project community would be grateful.
>> To take on this particular task, one must be a committer already (due
>> to ASF policy). It's a great way to "act like a PMC" for those
>> committers who'd like to make a long term investment in HBase.
>> Anyone interested?
>> -busbey
>> [1]: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-18276

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