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From "Andrew Purtell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HBASE-7910) Dont use reflection for security
Date Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:29:39 GMT

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Andrew Purtell commented on HBASE-7910:
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bq. On the other hand there are no visible problems (I know of) that stem from this - other
than ugly unnecessary cod

Yes, there are performance concerns when security is active, see HBASE-11444

> Dont use reflection for security
> --------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HBASE-7910
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-7910
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Enis Soztutar
>            Assignee: Mike Drob
>              Labels: noob
>         Attachments: HBASE-7910-0.94.patch, HBASE-7910.patch.txt
>
>
> security.User class uses reflection so that HBase can work with older Hadoop's not having
security. Now that we require 1.x, or 0.23 or 2.x, all Hadoop versions have security code.
We can get rid of most of the User class. 



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