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Re: Pig 0.10.1 to Pig 0.11.1 API compatibility break
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Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com

On Apr 19, 2013, at 12:30 AM, Bill Graham <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi Gerrit,
> Sorry to hear these changes caused you problems. The PPNL interface is
> marked as Evolving, so it should be expected that future releases of that
> interface will change (i.e. break). I'm open for ways to better communicate
> these changes when they occur besides the current release notes process.
> thanks,
> Bill
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 12:11 AM, Dmitriy Ryaboy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi Gerrit, we do try to keep backwards incompatible changes to a minimum,
>> but sometimes they are needed to make progress. How about we make a
>> practice of tagging notifications about new pig release candidates with
>> [RC] so you can set up your filters and get a heads up to try your software
>> with the latest release candidate? That will at least let you prepare for
>> changes before a release is made, or perhaps argue that we should revert
>> something that is backwards incompatible.
>> On Apr 18, 2013, at 2:23 AM, Gerrit Jansen van Vuuren <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm the developer of http://gerritjvv.github.io/glue/ that uses the Pig
>> API
>>> directly to launch pig jobs in separate JVM instances.
>>> Recently I've updated to use pig-0.11.1 and found two API compatibility
>>> breaks.
>>> PigServer.parseExecType does not exist anymore, (was a static method up
>> to
>>> pig-0.10.1)
>>> New method for PigProgressNotificationListener
>>> public void initialPlanNotification(String scriptId, MROperPlan plan)
>>> It would be nice if you guys (when possible) could lookout for these kind
>>> of breaks in the future.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Gerrit
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