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Re: How long will we support Hadoop 0.20.2?
+1 to dropping Hadoop 0.20.2 support in Hive 0.13, which given that Hive
0.12 has just branched means it isn't likely that Hive 0.13 will come out
in the next 6 months.

-- Owen
On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 8:35 AM, Brock Noland <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> First off, I have to apologize, I didn't know there would be such
> passions on both sides of the 0.20.2 argument!
> On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Edward Capriolo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > That rant being done,
> No worries man, Hadoop versions are something worth ranting about.
> IMHO Hadoop has a history of changing API's and breaking end users.
> However, I feel this is improving.
> > we can not and should not support hadoop 0.20.2
> > forever. Discontinuing hadoop 0.20.2 in say 6 months might be reasonable,
> > but I think dropping it on the floor due to a one line change for a
> missing
> > convenience constructor is a bit knee-jerk.
> Very sorry if I came across with the opinion that we should "drop
> 0.20.2 now" because of the constructor issue. The issue brought up
> 0.20.2's age in my mind and the logical next step is to ask how long
> we plan on supporting it! :) I like the time bounding idea and I feel
> 6 months is reasonable. FWIW, the 1.X series is stable for my needs.
> Brock