I have created a build for Oozie 5.0.0-beta1, release candidate 0.

This release introduces major changes:
- moving launcher from MapReduce AM to Oozie AM,
- dropped support for Hadoop 1.x,
- added new 1.0 workflow schemas,
- switching from Tomcat to embedded Jetty,
- completely rewritten graph generator,
- local sharelib,
- JDK 8 support.

It also includes OOZIE-3083.

Keys to verify the signature of the release artifact are available at


Please download, test, and try it out:


The release, md5 signature, gpg signature, and rat report can all be found
at the above address.

The vote is open until Friday, January 12, 2018 at 18:00 CEST.

Attila Sasvari
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