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Re: FileSystem.workingDir vs mapred.local.dir
what do you mean by "workingdir for a filesystem" ?  I never thought that a
fileSystem should
need or have a special workingDir ?
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 12:43 PM, Hemanth Yamijala <

> Hi,
> AFAIK, the mapred.local.dir property refers to a set of directories under
> which different types of data related to mapreduce jobs are stored - for
> e.g. intermediate data, localized files for a job etc. The working
> directory for a mapreduce job is configured under a sub directory within
> one of the directories configured in this property.
> The workingDir property of the FileSystem class simply seems to indicate
> the working directory for a given filesystem as set by applications.
> They don't seem very related per se, unless I am missing something ?
> Thanks
> Hemanth
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Jay Vyas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Hi guys:  What is the relationship between the "working directory" in the
>> FileSystem class (filesystem.workingDir), compared with the
>> mapred.local.dir properties ?
>> It seems like these would essentially refer to the same thing?
>> --
>> Jay Vyas
>> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
Jay Vyas