Hi, We have not seen any requests for delay so we are performing the merge at 2 pm PST today. Please, don't use SVN till all clear message is sent.
Thanks, Olga > -----Original Message----- > From: Olga Natkovich [mailto:ol...@yahoo-inc.com] > Sent: Thursday, January 08, 2009 1:11 PM > To: pig-u...@hadoop.apache.org; email@example.com > Subject: Merge of types branch onto the trunk > > Hi, > > As many of you know, for more than nine month now we have > been doing most of our development work on the types branch. > The code on the types branch is almost a complete rewrite of > the system with dramatically (10x on some queries) > performance speedup and many new features such as > introduction of the type system, addition of limit, etc. This > code has been successfully used in Yahoo for the last several > month and is stable. > > It is now time for us to move the code from the types branch > to the trunk to make it our main code base. Here is the > proposal for the move: > > (1) The move will happen next Monday, 1/12, 2-3 pm. The move > will consist of two parts: moving current trunk (using svn mv > command) to a new branch called "pretypes" so that it can > still be available to those who need it; moving types branch > (using svn mv) to the trunk so that all main development and > use can be done from it. We expect the move to take > approximately 1 hour and we would ask the users not to use > SVN during that time. > > (2) Once the move is complete, you can access the content of > the old trunk via the following command: > > svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/hadoop/pig/branches/pretypes > > (3) We strongly encourage you to move your work on to the > latest trunk code as it is more efficient and is the code > that will be supported going forward. The new code is not > completely backward compatible and will require changes > especially in the area of the UDFs. We have documentation to > ease the transition: > > http://wiki.apache.org/pig/TrunkToTypesChanges - document > that describes changes needed for transition > http://wiki.apache.org/pig-data/attachments/FrontPage/attachme > nts/plrm.h > tm - PigLating manual for the latest code > http://wiki.apache.org/pig/UDFManual - Manual for using and > writing UDFs with the latest code > > (4) If you are a owner of a UDF in the piggybank, make sure > that your UDFs are transitioned to the latest code. > > Let us know if you have questions or concerns. Unless we here > serious objections between now and Monday, we will go ahead > with the plan above. > > Thanks, > > Olga > > >