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From "ASF GitHub Bot (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (ZOOKEEPER-2642) ZOOKEEPER-2014 breaks existing clients for little benefit
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:37:27 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on ZOOKEEPER-2642:
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Github user Randgalt commented on the issue:

    https://github.com/apache/zookeeper/pull/122
  
    See #151


> ZOOKEEPER-2014 breaks existing clients for little benefit
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: ZOOKEEPER-2642
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ZOOKEEPER-2642
>             Project: ZooKeeper
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: c client, java client
>    Affects Versions: 3.5.2
>            Reporter: Jordan Zimmerman
>            Assignee: Jordan Zimmerman
>            Priority: Blocker
>             Fix For: 3.5.3, 3.6.0
>
>         Attachments: ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch, ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch, ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch,
ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch, ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch, ZOOKEEPER-2642.patch
>
>
> ZOOKEEPER-2014 moved the reconfig() methods into a new class, ZooKeeperAdmin. It appears
this was done to document that these are methods have access restrictions. However, this change
breaks Apache Curator (and possibly other clients). Curator APIs will have to be changed and/or
special methods need to be added. A breaking change of this kind should only be done when
the benefit is overwhelming. In this case, the same information can be conveyed with documentation
and possibly a deprecation notice.
> Revert the creation of the ZooKeeperAdmin class and move the reconfig() methods back
to the ZooKeeper class with additional documentation.



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