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Re: Upcoming merge of snapshots branch into trunk. (HBASE-6055 and HABSE-7290)
Merging option #3 looks attractive. Do you have estimate for how long trunk
should be frozen to other commits if we choose this approach ?

Is snapshot-work-0103 the latest branch for HBASE-7290 repo ?

I ran Test*Snapshot* tests from this branch and found one failed test:

Time elapsed: 0.112 sec  <<< ERROR!
com.google.protobuf.UninitializedMessageException: Message missing required
fields: name


On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Jonathan Hsieh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hey Folks,
> Matteo, Jesse and I seem to be getting to the point where have core
> functionality for offline snapshots (disable table, snapshot) and online
> snapshot (snapshot an enabled table) committed, did another rev solidifying
> file layout, and have been steadily knocking off blocking and non-blocking
> follow-on subtasks.
> As a heads up, I think we are going to start considering a merge of the
> snapshots branch to trunk. We agreed early on that we'd want 3 +1s before
> the merge occurred.  Matteo, Jesse, and I worked on the core and all
> committers now so we could technically satisfy this, but I'd really like to
> have at least 1 reviewer look at the whole thing who didn't write parts of
> it. :)  We'll also try to do another update on the design docs to help the
> reviews.  Please consider taking a look at the branches and let us know.
> We're going to be spending this week hardening and testing are reasonable
> scale to shake out more problems, so this may happen starting some time
> next week.
> Aside from asking for reviews, there are a few outstanding questions we'd
> love to get your feedback on:
> HBASE-7471 - default configuration so that snapshots are available by
> default?
> HBASE-7360 - do we backport offline snapshots to the apache hbase 0.94
> line?
> So where is the code and jiras? Currently, there are two branches -- an
> offline snapshot only branch (HBASE-6055) here (
> https://github.com/jyates/hbase/tree/snapshots aka
> https://github.com/jmhsieh/hbase/tree/hbase-6055) and an offline + online
> one (HBASE-7290) here
> (https://github.com/jmhsieh/hbase/tree/snapshots).  Currently the
> difference between the two are 3-4 patches (they are fairly substantial but
> primarily additive).  We were being conservative initially and had hoped
> that we could of done an offline merge earlier (and possibly merge with 94)
> and then a second round when the online snapshot was more robust.  If our
> testing goes well this week, for trunk I'd lean more towards just doing one
> merge pass with the offline+online branch.
> Here's my current thoughts on the strategy and mechanics of the merge
> (hopefully sometime next week).  Currently, our branches are based on a
> 12/18 version of trunk. We're going to start doing merges of trunk into the
> snapshot branch (to get all trunk patches into the snapshots).   I'll also
> post a mega patch on review board after.  After we get all the reviews, we
> could go a couple of ways, and would like your thoughts:
> 1) just commit the consolidated mega patch to trunk.  (every trunk step
> should compile, but we lose blame information)
> 2) rebase each patch and then a fix up patch at the end (yuck -- may have
> broken intermediate steps, but keeps blame info)
> 3) create a branch in svn (we've been in github) and, after we do an svn
> merge of the snapshot branch into trunk. (more work, but each commit in
> each branch should compile, keep blame information).
> #1 would look like this:
>    SS  SS is a single mega patch commit.