Thanks, testing in progress

here's the windows native binaries to go with it, all signed

https://github.com/steveloughran/winutils/releases/tag/hadoop-2.8.0-RC3

The gnu shell commands which came with git worked well here, and the build went through fast, nice to see

Test results to follow
On 17 Mar 2017, at 09:18, Junping Du <[EMAIL PROTECTED]<mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote:

Hi all,
    With fix of HDFS-11431 get in, I've created a new release candidate (RC3) for Apache Hadoop 2.8.0.

    This is the next minor release to follow up 2.7.0 which has been released for more than 1 year. It comprises 2,900+ fixes, improvements, and new features. Most of these commits are released for the first time in branch-2.

     More information about the 2.8.0 release plan can be found here: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/HADOOP/Hadoop+2.8+Release

     New RC is available at: http://home.apache.org/~junping_du/hadoop-2.8.0-RC3

     The RC tag in git is: release-2.8.0-RC3, and the latest commit id is: 91f2b7a13d1e97be65db92ddabc627cc29ac0009

     The maven artifacts are available via repository.apache.org<http://repository.apache.org> at: https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachehadoop-1057

     Please try the release and vote; the vote will run for the usual 5 days, ending on 03/22/2017 PDT time.

Thanks,

Junping
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