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From Sushanth Sowmyan <khorg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting ready for 1.2.1
Date Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:22:13 GMT
Hi All,

I've gotten a couple of requests from a couple of folks about some
important patches that should be part of 1.2.1, if we do have
additional RCs, to keep the branch unfrozen, so I'm unfreezing it
again for the time being. The same rules hold as before - to make any
commits to branch-1.2, it should have already been committed to master
and branch-1, and must be added to the wiki over at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/Hive/Hive+1.2+Release+Status
. If you do not have permission to edit the wiki, please ping me, and
I'll add it for you.


On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Sushanth Sowmyan <khorgath@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> Please consider branch-1.2 frozen for now, till after the release process.
>
> Thanks,
> -Sushanth
>
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 12:28 AM, Sushanth Sowmyan <khorgath@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> It's been nearly a month since 1.2.0, and when I did that release, I said
>> I'd keep the branch open for any further non-db-changing, non-breaking
>> patches, and from the sheer number of patches registered on the status page,
>> that's been a good idea.
>>
>> Now, I think it's time to start drawing that to a close to see an
>> stabilization update, and I would like to begin the process of rolling out
>> release candidates for 1.2.1. I would like to start rolling out an RC0 by
>> Wednesday night if no one objects.
>>
>> For now, the rules on committing to branch-1.2 remain the same:
>> a) commit to branch-1 & master first
>> b) add me as a watcher on that jira
>> c) add the bug to the release status wiki.
>>
>> Once I start the release process, I will once again increase the bar for
>> commits as we did the last time. That said, this time, once we finish the
>> release for 1.2.1, the bar on further commits to branch-1.2 is intended to
>> remain at a higher level, so as to make sure we don't have too much of a
>> back porting hassle - we will soon try to limit our commits to branch-1 and
>> master only.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -Sushanth

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