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From Andrew Purtell <apurt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DRAFT] draft announcement of stable pointer change
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:25:32 GMT
Sounds good!


On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:58 PM Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org> wrote:

> You've had a great track record on keeping 1.4 releases going and I'd
> hate to hold up things while I try to dig out branch-1.2. Let me get
> 1.2 to a releasable state and after that I'd be up for scheduling when
> releases on both branches happen.
>
>
> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 2:54 PM, Andrew Purtell
> <andrew.purtell@gmail.com> wrote:
> > If we want to lock step 1.2 and 1.4 releases for a little while we can
> do that. I mean approximately, like within a week or two of each other. We
> could agree on a release calendar and then do the RM things when needed.
> I'd be up for that.
> >
> >
> >> On Aug 15, 2018, at 12:42 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> My hope is that in restarting I'll get the incremental cost of
> >> maintenance releases down enough that I can be strict on the monthly
> >> cadence. I don't think the 1.2 -> 1.4 upgrade path is well tested, and
> >> I anticipate that some changes to 1.2 might be needed to make sure it
> >> goes smoothly. regular releases make that easier.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 2:19 PM, Mike Drob <mdrob@apache.org> wrote:
> >>> How strict do you plan to be with the monthly release cadence? If
> there's
> >>> only a few Jira issues resolved on 1.2.x do you still plan to spin
> those
> >>> out? I don't understand how doing more releases on the old stable line
> will
> >>> incentivize adopters to move to the new stable line.
> >>>
> >>> Other than that, announcement seems fine.
> >>>
> >>>> On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 2:16 PM, Sean Busbey <busbey@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> If anyone has feedback before I send this, please let me know. I've
> >>>> already updated dist.a.o for the stable line change. I'd like to send
> >>>> this announcement tomorrow once the mirrors are updated.
> >>>>
> >>>> ---
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi HBase Community!
> >>>>
> >>>> The HBase developers would like you to know that we have updated the
> >>>> "stable" release pointer to the 1.4.6 release. As future 1.4.z
> >>>> releases are made the stable pointer will track them. All users of
> >>>> releases prior to 1.4.6 are advised to upgrade to the new stable
> >>>> release line.
> >>>>
> >>>> The prior stable release line was 1.2.z. I'm in the process of getting
> >>>> releases on that branch going again. Users of that release line are
> >>>> advised that once releases start again they will continue monthly for
> >>>> a period of about 6 months before the branch moves to end-of-life.
> >>>>
> >>>> If you are currently a user of a release line older than 1.4 and
> >>>> there's anything that would make your transition to the stable release
> >>>> line easier please let us know either via email or JIRAs.
> >>>>
>


-- 
Best regards,
Andrew

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