Updated patches removing the incompatible change and corresponding code references here.
Passes all tests on hadoop-common.
trunk common patch test-patch results:
+1 @author. The patch does not contain any @author tags.
+1 tests included. The patch appears to include 9 new or modified tests.
+1 javadoc. The javadoc tool did not generate any warning messages.
+1 javac. The applied patch does not increase the total number of javac compiler warnings.
-1 findbugs. The patch appears to cause Findbugs (version 1.3.9) to fail.
+1 release audit. The applied patch does not increase the total number of release audit warnings.
+1 system test framework. The patch passed system test framework compile.
The findbugs warning is unrelated to this patch.