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Re: Heads up - 2.0.5-beta
Konstantin Shvachko 2013-04-26, 23:00

Could you please define the release plan and put it into vote.
In accordance with the ByLaws. After this discussion of course.

Release Plan
Defines the timetable and actions for a release. The plan also nominates a
Release Manager.
Lazy majority of active committers

Do I understand correctly you volunteering for RM? Just to clarify.
Suresh had already put a list of features for HDFS and common.
So you probably need to indicate features for MapReduce and Yarn.


On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 6:34 PM, Arun C Murthy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Gang,
>  With hadoop-2.0.4-alpha released, I'd like 2.0.4 to be the final of our
> hadoop-2.x alphas. We have made lots of progress on hadoop-2.x and I
> believe we are nearly there, exciting times!
>  As we have discussed previously, I hope to do a final push to stabilize
> hadoop-2.x, release a hadoop-2.0.5-beta in the next month or so; and then
> declare hadoop-2.1 as stable this summer after a short period of intensive
> testing.
>  With that in mind, I really want to make a serious push to lock down APIs
> and wire-protocols for hadoop-2.0.5-beta. Thus, we can confidently support
> hadoop-2.x in a compatible manner in the future. So, it's fine to add new
> features, but please ensure that all APIs are frozen for hadoop-2.0.5-beta
>  Vinod is helping out on the YARN/MR side and has tagged a number of final
> changes (including some the final API incompatibilities) we'd like to push
> in before we call hadoop-2.x as ready to be supported (Target Version set
> to 2.0.5-beta):
>  http://s.apache.org/target-hadoop-2.0.5-beta
>  Thanks Vinod! (Note some of the sub-tasks of umbrella jiras may not be
> tagged, but their necessity is implied).
>  Similarly on HDFS side, can someone please help out by tagging features,
> bug-fixes, protocol/API changes etc.? This way we can ensure HDFS APIs &
> protocols are locked down too - I'd really appreciate it!
> thanks,
> Arun
> --
> Arun C. Murthy
> Hortonworks Inc.
> http://hortonworks.com/