-Re: [VOTE] Release Hadoop 0.21.0 (candidate 2)
Tom White 2010-08-20, 19:09
On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 10:32 AM, Doug Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I verified the checksum & signature and ran some of the example programs. I
> also ran RAT to check that sources are licensed correctly.
> I only examined the merged artifact. Do we need to release the others?
I think we can release just the merged artifact. It contains the
source code for the three subprojects, and you can build separate
binaries from it, if needed.
> The out-of-box experience isn't great. There's no documentation at the
> top-level telling how to get started. In a subsequent release we might add
> links to the various documents.
> Also, 'bin/start-all.sh' warns that one should use start-dfs.sh and
> start-mapred.sh instead, but those scripts, out-of-the-box, complain that
> that they can't find Common.
I think this is because HADOOP_HOME was not set. We can improve this
to default HADOOP_HOME if not set; I'll create a JIRA.
> There are some empty java source files in the release, namely:
I've created HADOOP-6917 and HDFS-1349 to tackle these.
> These issues should not prevent this release, in my opinion.
With three binding PMC +1 votes, the vote passes. I'll start work to
push out the release.