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  1. HBase
  2. HBASE-14045

Bumping thrift version to 0.9.2.



    • Improvement
    • Status: Resolved
    • Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
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    • 1.3.0, 2.0.0
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    • This changes upgrades thrift dependency of HBase to 0.9.2. Though this doesn't break any HBase compatibility promises, it might impact any downstream projects that share thrift dependency with HBase.


      From mailing list conversation:

      Currently, HBase is using Thrift 0.9.0 version, with the latest version being 0.9.2. Currently, the HBase Thrift gateway is vulnerable to crashes due to THRIFT-2660 when used with default transport and the workaround for this problem is switching to framed transport. Unfortunately, the recently added impersonation support [1] doesn't work with framed transport leaving thrift gateway using this feature susceptible to crashes. Updating thrift version to 0.9.2 will help us in mitigating this problem. Given that security is one of key requirements for the production clusters, it would be good to ensure our users that security features in thrift gateway can be used without any major concerns. Aside this, there are also some nice fixes pertaining to leaky resources in 0.9.2 like [2] and [3].

      As far compatibility guarantees are concerned, thrift assures 100% wire compatibility. However, it is my understanding that there were some minor additions (new API) in 0.9.2 [4] which won't work in 0.9.0, but that won't affect us since we are not using those features. And I tried running test suite and did manual testing with thrift version set to 0.9.2 and things are running smoothly. If there are no objections to this change, I would be more than happy to file a jira and follow this up.

      [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-11349
      [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-2274
      [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-2359
      [4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/secure/ReleaseNote.jspa?projectId=12310800&version=12324954


        1. HBASE-14045-branch-1.patch
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          Srikanth Srungarapu
        2. compat_report.html
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          Srikanth Srungarapu
        3. HBASE-14045.patch
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          Srikanth Srungarapu

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