-Re: Hive 0.12 release
Thejas Nair 2013-09-03, 05:23
I think a small waiting period (around 2 weeks) after branch is cut is
good, so that we reduce the volume of changes and there is time to
pull in any important bug fixes that are found.
Yes, I think it is time to review the blockers and any jiras that
should be marked as blockers.
On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I do not think we should consider too many not done items for 12.0. I do
> not think releases should be a wish-list. If trunk is working with no
> blockers we should build a release, anything not done and not committed
> goes in next release. I do not like cherry picking issues and then waiting
> for them. Historically adding types is much more complicated then people
> think. Generally there are three or more follow on issues for things people
> did not consider in the initial patch, it worked this way for binary,
> decimal, date, so I am not super eager to announce and release a large
> feature that was just committed and not heavily battle tested. The npath
> thing is a blocker and we can not release without that.
> Committers should review the other blockers as well, and either mark them
> not as blockers, or work to get them committed, because if we have
> blockers, we should dealing with them.
> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:21 PM, Eugene Koifman
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> Because this change includes moving/renaming 300 files and then adding
>> about 200 more with the same name (but contents from 0.11 branch) as the
>> file had before the move. The first part is necessary to change the
>> package name, the second to ensure backwards compatibility. I described
>> this in detail the mail "RFC: Major HCatalog refactoring".
>> Given the complexity of the changes I think creating and applying a patch
>> could end up with a lot of conflicts. So doing this after the branch adds
>> complexity but does not add anything useful.
>> On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 5:57 PM, Thejas Nair <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > Hi Eugene,
>> > Can you please elaborate on why you would like to have this in before
>> > branching and not commit it after branching in trunk and the branch ?
>> > Thanks,
>> > Thejas
>> > On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 10:31 PM, Eugene Koifman
>> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>> > > I think we should make sure that several items under HIVE-4869 get
>> > checked
>> > > in before branching.
>> > >
>> > > Eugene
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 9:18 PM, Thejas Nair <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > > wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > It has been more than 3 months since 0.11 was released and we already
>> > > have
>> > > > 294 jiras in resolved-fixed state for 0.12. This includes several new
>> > > > features such as date data type, optimizer improvements, ORC format
>> > > > improvements and many bug fixes. There are also many features look
>> > ready
>> > > to
>> > > > get committed soon such as the varchar type.
>> > > > I think it is time to start preparing for a 0.12 release by creating
>> > > > branch later next week and start stabilizing it. What do people think
>> > > about
>> > > > it ?
>> > > >
>> > > > As we get closer to the branching, we can start discussing any
>> > additional
>> > > > features/bug fixes that we should add to the release and start
>> > monitoring
>> > > > their progress.
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks,
>> > > > Thejas
>> > > >
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