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Re: ??? 0.7.2 before 0.8 ???
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> Since 0.7.1, we have fixed 3-4 issues in trunk. The most critical fix is
> probably the one that prevents wrong topic name from corrupting log and ZK
> data structure. As for 0.8, I think we can start letting people trying the
> code from mid to end of Oct. Depending on the result of that, we can decide
> on a release date of 0.8.
>

So ideally we should target all blockers in 0.8 to be done well before
mid-October. Just added a "blockers" section on
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/Kafka+replication+development
There
are > 30 right now so I think we
should be try to defer major code clean up (which we tend to do a lot in
our patches) to follow-up jiras.
> For now, what we can probably do is to release 0.7.2 from trunk. After
> that, we can move trunk to an 0.7 branch and make 0.8 trunk. What do people
> feel?
>

Sounds good to me.

Thanks,

Joel
> On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Joe Stein <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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> > Do we want to-do a 0.7.2 release and/or propose a freeze date for 0.8 ?
> >
> > I am working on a new product that has 0.7.1 in it don't mind even
> > pushing 0.7.2 into or 0.8  and releasing both in succession.
> >
> > //joestein
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