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Re: [VOTE] Release plan for Hadoop 2.0.5
+1 (non-binding) to stabilize 2.0, and add new features only after a stable
release.
I understand that what constitutes as "new feature" versus "stabilizing" is
subjective.

Thanks,

Joep

On May 1, 2013, at 12:53 PM, Konstantin Shvachko wrote:
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> > Please vote on the following plan for Hadoop release 2.0.5
> > - bug fixes encountered in current release 2.0.4-alpha
> > - make all API changes to allow freezing them post 2.0.5
> > - no new features
> >
> > As discussed on @dev thread
> > http://s.apache.org/fs
> > this will allow to stabilize 2.0 branch in a short and predictable period
> > of time.
> > This enables a powerful option to have the release tested at Yahoo scale.
> > The plan is to follow up with 2.1.0 - the stable release.
> > New features can and should be added on top of the stable release once it
> > is out.
> >
> > Hadoop by-laws:
> > http://hadoop.apache.org/bylaws.html
> >
> > "Release Plan
> > Defines the timetable and actions for a release. The plan also nominates
> a
> > Release Manager.
> > Lazy majority of active committers"
> >
> > assume nomination of a Release Manager with the plan.
> > It would be really good if Arun continues if this plan is adopted.
> > We can return to the RM topic if not.
> >
> > The vote will run for 7 days until next Wed, May 8th.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > --Konstantin
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