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From Arvind Prabhakar <arv...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Graduate Sqoop podling from Apache Incubator
Date Wed, 29 Feb 2012 19:16:57 GMT
Hi Arun,

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 11:11 AM, Arun C Murthy <acm@hortonworks.com> wrote:
>
> On Feb 29, 2012, at 11:10 AM, Arun C Murthy wrote:
>
>> Arvind,
>>
>> (Sorry, I missed this discussion.)
>>
>> On Feb 28, 2012, at 10:53 AM, Arvind Prabhakar wrote:
>>
>>> Please see [1] for details on why the code is like this. The short
>>> summary is that binary compatibility requires us to respect all
>>> extension points within the code.
>>>
>>> [1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/SQOOP/Namespace+Migration
>>
>>
>> This might be prior to your involvement with Sqoop, but it was initially part of
Apache Hadoop MapReduce as a contrib module prior to being moved out to github.
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-5815
>> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/common/branches/branch-0.21-old/mapreduce/src/contrib/sqoop/
>>
>> Thus, does the Sqoop community also plan to maintain back-compat with org.apache.hadoop.sqoop
namespace for older users too?
>>
>> I can't seem to place whether we ever made Apache Hadoop releases which included
Sqoop before it got moved out...
>
> Uh, hit 'send' too soon...
>
> Never mind - I was looking at the wrong project in ASF jira (HADOOP and not MAPREDUCE).
>
> Sqoop was removed via https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAPREDUCE-1644
>
> Turns out we never released Sqoop via Apache Hadoop - so my question is moot. Sorry for
the noise.

Correct. This was disclosed at the time the project entered Incubator.
Please see the background section in the original proposal below:

http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/SqoopProposal

Thanks,
Arvind Prabhakar


>
> Arun
>
>

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