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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Drill 0.6.0-incubating release
Date Tue, 07 Oct 2014 19:02:31 GMT
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 8:41 AM, jan i <jani@apache.org> wrote:

> It seems (from the vote thread) you already have solved the problem, but
> dont want to wait for a respin, can you please at least explain why the
> project is under such a time constraint, that 72 hours is too long to wait
> to make good quality.
>

You have to make a cut somewhere.

There are always a number of very small, low priority bugs and platform
issues in any release.  Drill is now on a monthly release cycle so triaging
a minor bug as something that doesn't stop shipping has very little
down-side.

On the other hand, delaying by 3+ days is more than a 10% delay in the
monthly release.

Your characterization of this issue being a "quality" issue is also a bit
of an over-statement.  The problem was that several dependencies worked
differently on Java8 than Java7.  The fix involved changing the version of
these dependencies.  Changing dependency versions is not a small change and
requires a full QA cycle since it takes serious thought to decide what
impact the version change might have.  The best way for that to happen in a
reasonable way is to simply put this fix in the next release.

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