Home | About | Sematext search-lucene.com search-hadoop.com
 Search Hadoop and all its subprojects:

Switch to Threaded View
Pig, mail # dev - How do we determine 'stable' pig version?


Copy link to this message
-
Re: How do we determine 'stable' pig version?
Daniel Dai 2013-10-22, 17:43
That's totally make sense. Let's keep both download/documentation for 3
versions.

Thanks,
Daniel
On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Olga Natkovich <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Couple of suggestions:
>
> (1) I think we are trying to go for a more frequent release model and in
> that case it would make sense to keep perhaps 3 releases. Based on our
> experience at Yahoo, Pig 10 is the really stable release. We recently found
> a couple of critical bugs in 11 for which we posted patches. Also the
> community knows that we delayed a couple of key bugs in 12 till 12.1
> (2) Our documentation needs to be consistent with the number of releases
> we advertise as supported. Our docs currently go all the way to Pig 9.
>
> Olga
>
>
>
> On Tuesday, October 22, 2013 10:13 AM, Daniel Dai <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
>
> Hi, Koji,
> Here is the criteria I use:
> (i) How do we determine how many releases to show on the front download
> page?
> We usually keep two most recent releases on the front page according to
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/PIG/HowToRelease.
>
> (ii) How do we determine which release is considered 'stable' ?
> Here "stable" means passing all tests, peer reviewed. It does not mean
> production "stable". Actually there is no way for us to know production
> "stable" after user download it, use it and gives feedback. That's why we
> will continue fixing bugs after major release. and make minor releases.
>
> Thanks,
> Daniel
>
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 9:45 AM, Koji Noguchi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]
> >wrote:
>
> >
> > When I went to the pig release download page (through
> > http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/pig), I only saw 0.11.1 and 0.12
> > available.
> > I later learned that there is an 'archive' link(
> > http://archive.apache.org/dist/pig/)  that list other versions (0.8 to
> > 0.10).
> >
> > Two questions.
> >
> > (i) How do we determine how many releases to show on the front download
> > page?
> >
> > (ii) How do we determine which release is considered 'stable' ?
> >
> > I still consider the stable version to be 0.10.1 so I was surprised not
> to
> > see that available on the front download page
> > and even more surprised to see release 0.12 flagged as 'stable'.
> >
> > Koji
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
> --
> CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE
> NOTICE: This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to
> which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential,
> privileged and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader
> of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that
> any printing, copying, dissemination, distribution, disclosure or
> forwarding of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have
> received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately
> and delete it from your system. Thank You.

--
CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE
NOTICE: This message is intended for the use of the individual or entity to
which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential,
privileged and exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If the reader
of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that
any printing, copying, dissemination, distribution, disclosure or
forwarding of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have
received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately
and delete it from your system. Thank You.