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Re: Release planning
abhijeet gaikwad 2012-07-16, 15:30
Hi All,
I would like to take this opportunity and help release the Sqoop Connector.
I have learnt a lot from this community and this is the best chance I would
ever get to contribute back.

Thanks,
Abhijeet Gaikwad
On 16 Jul 2012 18:05, "Jarek Jarcec Cecho" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Sqoop users,
> It has been five months since the last release of the project and there
> has been steady activity on the codebase with about 48 issues resolved [1].
> Some of them are important bug fixes - for example fixes to allow Oracle
> and Microsoft connector to work properly on 1.4 branch. Others are adding
> new functionality - for example incremental support for free form queries.
> It will therefore be appropriate to do a maintenance release (1.4.2) of the
> project for the benefit of our community.
>
> To that effect Sqoop PMC has decided to do a slight change from the usual
> release process:
>
> Instead of having one of the committers run the release, it will be great
> to have the committer be a release mentor and have someone from the
> community volunteer to be the release manager. This will be a great way for
> enthusiastic contributor to make a difference for the project and learn
> more about the workings of Apache Sqoop and Apache Software Foundation in
> general.
>
> I've volunteered to become the release mentor. I can offer my experience
> from last release (1.4.1) where I was release manager. I'm looking for
> enthusiastic contributor that would like to become release manager. Please
> respond to this email if you're interested.
>
> Please do not hesitate to contact me in case that you have any questions.
>
> Jarcec
>
> [1] http://s.apache.org/xbr