-1 we still need to fix the last issue of the new segment merger test and the indexing issues. We also introduced the hostdb in 1.8 but it doesnt seem to work. Releasing 1.8 now is releasing a broken nutch.
Lewis John Mcgibbney <email@example.com> schreef:
Hi All Nutch'ers,
This thread is a VOTE for releasing Apache Nutch 1.8. The release candidate comprises the following components.
* A staging repository  containing various Maven artifacts
* A branch-1.8 of the trunk code 
* The tagged source upon which we are VOTE'ing 
* Finally, the release artifacts  which i would encourage you to verify for signatures and test.
You should use the following KEYS  file to verify the signatures of all release artifacts.
Please VOTE as follows
[ ] +1 Push the release, I am happy :)
[ ] +0 I am not bothered either way
[ ] -1 I am not happy with this release candidate (please state why)
Firstly thank you to everyone that contributed to Nutch. Secondly, thank you to everyone that VOTE's. It is appreciated.
(on behalf of Nutch PMC)
p.s. Here's my +1