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Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Hadoop
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 10:57AM, Arun C Murthy wrote:
> I see you just re-opened MAPREUDCE-5211.
> Why not include MAPREDUCE-5211 as well rather than create one release per patch?

Arun, it is unclear if MAPREDUCE-5211 has implications in 2.0.4 as per

Hence, there's a good chance that it never will be backported. And I don't
have any plans to created 'a release per patch'.

> Also, this is the first time we are seeing a four-numbered scheme in Hadoop.
> Why not call this 2.0.5-alpha?

There were precedents in four-numbered schemes before: 0.20.20[3-5].0 comes to

As for 2.0.5-alpha: The release numbering games and votes that had happened in
the last few weeks are very confusing. Some of them never been concluded, the
branches are moved and artifact versions seem to be colliding. 2.0.4.x seems
to work well for the stabilization purposes and it will allow to unblock
downstream and integration projects quickly.


> Arun
> On May 24, 2013, at 8:48 PM, Konstantin Boudnik wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I have created a release candidate (rc0) for hadoop- that I would
> > like to release.
> >
> > This is a stabilization release that includes fixed for a couple a of issues
> > discovered in the testing with BigTop 0.6.0 release candidate.
> >
> > The RC is available at: http://people.apache.org/~cos/hadoop-
> > The RC tag in svn is here: http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/hadoop/common/tags/release-
> >
> > The maven artifacts are available via repository.apache.org.
> >
> > Please try the release bits and vote; the vote will run for the usual 7 days.
> >
> > Thanks for your voting
> >  Cos
> >