In order to support SPNEGO with Hadoop-2.7 and JDK8 we need to apply this patch.
SPNEGO auth does not work with CNAMEs in JDK8
Looks great. +1.
Without this patch hadoop secure mode does not work Patch is straight forward. Setting it to blocker.
Olaf Flebbe, do we need this in 1.2? Shall it be blocker then?