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Re: [DISCUSS] Sqoop 2 first cut
Thank you guys for your feedback, I greatly appreciate that. I'll start working on the release then!

Jarcec

On Wed, Dec 05, 2012 at 10:10:24AM -0800, Hari Shreedharan wrote:
> +1 on the release and the RM.
>
> --
> Hari Shreedharan
>
>
> On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:28 AM, abhijeet gaikwad wrote:
>
> > +1 for the 'first cut' and Jarcec as Release Manager.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Abhijeet
> > On 5 Dec 2012 15:43, "Alexander Alten-Lorenz" <[EMAIL PROTECTED] (mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED])> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Jarcec,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the explanation, make sense. Agree fully and +1 for a release.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Alex
> > >
> > > On Dec 2, 2012, at 5:46 PM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <[EMAIL PROTECTED] (mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED])> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi Alex,
> > > > I had several reasons when I've suggested this approach. Firstly, for
> > > >
> > >
> > > versions like 2.0.0-alpha I would expect to get 2.0.0 (without -alpha) soon
> > > and without major changes. This won't be case for Sqoop as we might need to
> > > do major, backward compatibility changes - it's undesirable to introduce
> > > backward incompatible between minor revisions. We also most likely will
> > > release several version before leaving alpha state, which might cause
> > > issues to see what is and what is not considered stable. Also this first
> > > cut is very far from something that might be called Sqoop 2, it contain
> > > just very basic set of functionality without several most important goals
> > > of Sqoop 2. However I'm aware that Hadoop is following this path [1].
> > > >
> > > > Please note that I did not invented this idea. For example KDE project
> > > [2] is using very similar approach for quite some time by now as you can
> > > see on their archive [3]. Versions like 4.8.90 or 4.8.95 are "pre-releases"
> > > for 4.9. Another example would be Ubuntu one client [4]. I would recommend
> > > taking a look on my original proposal as it contains all the information
> > > [5].
> > > >
> > > > Links:
> > > > 1 :http://mirror.nexcess.net/apache/hadoop/common/hadoop-2.0.1-alpha/
> > > > 2: http://kde.org/
> > > > 3: http://download.kde.org/unstable/
> > > > 4: https://launchpad.net/ubuntuone-client/stable-4-0
> > > > 5: http://markmail.org/message/5jygqqy3oryxqdib
> > > >
> > > > On Sun, Dec 02, 2012 at 03:43:38PM +0100, Alexander Alten-Lorenz wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > great.
> > > > > Why not not use a 2.0.0.alpha version or something like that? The could
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > be 2.1.x the first stable release. 1.99 could cause some irritation in
> > > future dialogs (1.xx vs. 2.xx).
> > > > >
> > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > Alex
> > > > >
> > > > > On Dec 2, 2012, at 2:17 AM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <[EMAIL PROTECTED] (mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED])>
> > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Sqoop fellow developers,
> > > > > > it seems that basic import and export functionality in Sqoop 2 will be
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > very soon covered. Having said that I would like to propose doing "first
> > > cut" release of Sqoop 2. My motivation to provide early bits is to get
> > > feedback from actual users as soon as possible, so that we can incorporate
> > > good ideas before it will become too expensive.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > As we've discussed in the past [1] - I would like to propose version
> > > number 1.99.1. I believe that this version number implies that it's very
> > > far from current stable 1.4 version and very very near to 2.0, but it's not
> > > 2.0 yet. I would also like to volunteer to be the release manager for this
> > > first cut of Sqoop 2 branch.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I'm happy to hear other's thoughts!
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Jarcec
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Links:
> > > > > > 1: http://markmail.org/message/5jygqqy3oryxqdib
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Alexander Alten-Lorenz
> > > > > http://mapredit.blogspot.com
> > > > > German Hadoop LinkedIn Group: http://goo.gl/N8pCF