I've got RC0 of Hadoop 2.7.7 up for people to download and play with


Nexus artifacts 2.7.7 are up in staging

Git (signed) tag release-2.7.7-RC0, checksum c1aad84bd27cd79c3d1a7dd58202a8c3ee1ed3ac

My current GPG key is 38237EE425050285077DB57AD22CF846DBB162A0
you can download this direct (and it MUST be direct) from the ASF HTTPS site

Please try the release and vote. The vote will run for 5 days.



(I should add: this is my first ever attempt at a Hadoop release, please be (a) rigorous and (b) forgiving. Credit to Wei-Chiu Chuang for his advice).
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