Just to make you folks work over the long weekend...
The 1st 0.94.20 RC is available for download at http://people.apache.org/~larsh/hbase-0.94.20-rc0/
Signed with my code signing key: C7CFE328
HBase 0.94.20 is a small bug fix release with 12 fixes:
[HBASE-10936] - Add zeroByte encoding test
[HBASE-10958] - [dataloss] Bulk loading with seqids can prevent some log entries from being replayed
[HBASE-11110] - Ability to load FilterList class is dependent on context classloader
[HBASE-11143] - Improve replication metrics
[HBASE-11188] - "Inconsistent configuration" for SchemaMetrics is always shown
[HBASE-11212] - Fix increment index in KeyValueSortReducer
[HBASE-11225] - Backport fix for HBASE-10417 'index is not incremented in PutSortReducer#reduce()'
[HBASE-11247] - [0.94] update maven-site-plugin to 3.3
[HBASE-11008] - Align bulk load, flush, and compact to require Action.CREATE
[HBASE-11119] - Update ExportSnapShot to optionally not use a tmp file on external file system
[HBASE-11128] - Add -target option to ExportSnapshot to export with a different name
[HBASE-11134] - Add a -list-snapshots option to SnapshotInfo
The list of changes is also available here: https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=12310753&version=12326654
Since Apache Jenkins appears to be out on vacation, I built this on my own machine. I ran the full test suite a few times.
Please try out the RC, check out the doc, take it for a spin, etc, and vote +1/-1 by EOD May 30th on whether we should release this as 0.94.20.