I'm +1 on reverting PIG-3419 on trunk and then trying to redo it in a
better way. Either way it would be good to get this resolved soon.
On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Daniel Dai <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Let me first revert PIG-3457, that complicates things. I will try to
> explore for a solution in next the few days. But if we cannot settle
> quickly, I would suggest to revert PIG-3419 on trunk first, and redo it
> later in a better way. Otherwise, it will be very hard to revert.
> On Mon, Oct 7, 2013 at 12:05 PM, Cheolsoo Park <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Hi devs,
> > This is a follow-up discussion about how to resolve the backward
> > incompatibility of PIG-3419 (Pluggable execution engine). Per the
> > discussion <http://search-hadoop.com/m/wYz6hz9CoE>, I reverted it in
> > but kept it in trunk. As we keep committing more changes into trunk, it
> > gets harder to back out PIG-3419 cleanly. So I suggest we should make a
> > decision sooner rather than later.
> > The crux of the problem is as follows:
> > PIG-3419 removes all the MR-specific things from JobStats. However,
> > PigRunner and PigServer returns PigStats that in turn exposes JobStats to
> > end users. So changing JobStats breaks backward compatibility for
> > downstream projects such as Oozie. While changing the semantics of
> > is acceptable, we must provide a deprecation path so that end users can
> > upgrade their applications smoothly.
> > Proposed solutions:
> > 1) Provide backward compatibility in source code: Maybe possible, but no
> > one has come up with a clean solution. For eg, I failed. :(
> > 2) Publish two jars: We keep PIG-3419 only in tez-branch and publish two
> > jars (one for old API and one for new API) for a couple of future
> > If we do this, we're going to revert PIG-3419 in trunk.
> > What do you think?
> > Thanks,
> > Cheolsoo
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