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Hadoop >> mail # dev >> Non existent config file to 'fs -conf'

Ashwin Shankar 2013-05-23, 19:22
Harsh J 2013-05-24, 04:28
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Re: Non existent config file to 'fs -conf'
Hi Harsh,
Yes that would work. Thanks!
I'll post the updated patch soon on JIRA.


On 5/23/13 11:28 PM, "Harsh J" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>The "quiet" behavior sorta goes all the way back to the very first
>import of Nutch into Apache Incubator:
>http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=155829 and seems
>to deal with being relaxed about not finding added resources other
>than required defaults. The behavior has almost been the same for over
>8 years now :-)
>The quiet flag is code-settable, but the output it would produce is
>pretty verbose. I suppose we can turn it on at the FsShell level,
>while also making those "parsingŠ", etc. INFO level logs into
>checked-for DEBUG level logs. Would that suffice?
>On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 12:52 AM, Ashwin Shankar <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> Hi,
>> I'm working on  
>>HADOOP-9582<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9582>  and I
>>have a question about the current implementation in hadoop-common.
>> Here is a brief background about the bug : Basically if I give a
>>non-exitent file to "hadoop fs  ­conf NONEXISTENT_FILE",
>> the current implementation never complains.
>> But looking at the code(Configuration.loadResources()) it seems that
>>in-fact we check if input file exists and we throw an exception if the
>>'quiet' flag is false.
>> Problem is the 'quiet' flag is always true.
>> Can somebody explain the rationale behind this behavior ? Would we
>>break any use-case if we complain when non-exitent file is given as
>> Why we want this fixed :  say the user makes a typo and gives the wrong
>>path ,the code is just going to ignore this,not complain
>> and use the default conf files(if the env variables are set). This
>>would confuse the user when he finds that the configs are different from
>>what he gave as input(typo) .
>> Thoughts?
>> Thanks,
>> Ashwin
>Harsh J