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Re: Maintenance of Hadoop 0.21 branch?
I'm not currently planning on doing a 0.21.1 release. I agree with
Todd that it would be better to spend time getting 0.22 ready for a
release.

Cheers,
Tom

On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Todd Lipcon <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Some recent discussion on HDFS-1786 has raised an interesting question: does
> anyone plan on maintaining the 0.21 branch and eventually releasing an
> 0.21.1? Should we bother to commit bug fixes to this branch?
>
> It seems to me that our time would be better spent getting 0.22 and trunk
> back to a green state so we can talk about releasing them, rather than
> applying patches to a branch with no releases planned.
>
> Of course a decision now doesn't preclude anyone from stepping up later,
> backporting patches to 0.21, and releasing an 0.21.1.
>
> Thanks
> -Todd
> --
> Todd Lipcon
> Software Engineer, Cloudera
>