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From Ashutosh Chauhan <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Sponsoring Howl as an Apache Incubator project
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2011 21:49:36 GMT
There are none as of today. In the past, whenever we had to have
changes, we do it in a separate branch in Howl and once those get
committed to hive repo, we pull it over in our trunk and drop the

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 13:41, yongqiang he <> wrote:
> I am interested in some numbers around the lines of code changes (or
> files of changes) which are in Howl but not in Hive?
> Can anyone give some information here?
> Thanks
> Yongqiang
> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Jeff Hammerbacher <> wrote:
>> Hey,
>>> If we do go ahead with pulling the metastore out of Hive, it might make
>>> most sense for Howl to become its own TLP rather than a subproject.
>> Yes, I did not read the proposal closely enough. I think an end state as a
>> TLP makes more sense for Howl than as a Pig subproject. I'd really love to
>> see Howl replace the metastore in Hive and it would be more natural to do so
>> as a TLP than as a Pig subproject--especially since the current Howl
>> repository is literally a fork of Hive.
>>> In the incubator proposal, we have mentioned these issues, but we've
>>> attempted to avoid prejudicing any decision.  Instead, we'd like to assess
>>> the pros and cons (including effort required and impact expected) for both
>>> approaches as part of the incubation process.
>> Glad the issues are being considered.
>> Later,
>> Jeff

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