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From "Sean Busbey (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Work started] (HBASE-12612) WALFactory use in upgrade path must clean up properly
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:14:12 GMT

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Work on HBASE-12612 started by Sean Busbey.
> WALFactory use in upgrade path must clean up properly
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HBASE-12612
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-12612
>             Project: HBase
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: wal
>    Affects Versions: 2.0.0
>            Reporter: Sean Busbey
>            Assignee: Sean Busbey
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 2.0.0
> The namespace upgrade code from pre-0.96 requires a clean shutdown prior to run. Right
now the NamespaceUpgrade code does the following
> # instantiate wal factory
> # ask for a meta-wal
> # online meta and make changes
> # clean up meta-wal
> That last bit is done instead of closing the factory itself. Since the factory initializes
a non-meta-wal as a part of its constructor, not closing it leaves behind an empty wal. The
rest of hte upgrade process sees that empty wal as an indicator that there's been a failure
and goes into recovery.
> The recovery process skips the loading of the hbase:acl table, which then causes the
upgrade after master initialization to fail.

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