Taking silence here to mean we aren't that concerned with the javadocs.
Are we okay with Doug's proposed fix for the broken links?
On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 4:06 PM, Doug Cutting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> All of Hadoop's javadocs were recently lost from our website when it
> was converted to svnpubsub. These were historically not stored in
> subversion but manually added to the website by release managers.
> When the site was converted to svnpubsub no one had first copied the
> docs tree into subversion so it was lost. (It could perhaps be
> recovered from tape archives, but that would be a pain.)
> Yesterday, on seeing this, I reconstructed what I could. I extracted
> documentation from the release tarballs of recent releases an pushed
> it into subversion. Those release tarballs did not seem to include
> HDFS javadocs.
> You've found two links to HDFS javadocs in what I restored, and those
> links, as you note, are broken. If someone has those javadocs or
> wants to build them then they can be restored by committing them to
> subversion under:
> I've not seen (broken) links to HDFS documentation in the other more
> recent releases whose documentation I restored.
> An alternative might be to put a redirect in to the HDFS user guide to
> fix those two broken links. If folks prefer that approach I'd be
> happy to implement it.
> On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 3:48 PM, Andrew Wang <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > Hi all,
> > I think something changed recently regarding the online HDFS javadocs.
> > fairly sure they used to be available online, since it's indexed by
> > However, all of those results 404 now.
> > Going to the current API doc page (
> > http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/current/api/), the "Hadoop Distributed
> > FileSystem (HDFS)<
> > link also 404's:
> > Is this an intended change? I at least found it really handy to have this
> > stuff indexed and available online, even if they aren't user-facing APIs.
> > Best,
> > Andrew