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Re: HDFS and cygwin

 >> The Hadoop FAQ claims that one can run Hadoop in just the Windows command prompt.

Which FAQ do you read?
This one
http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/FAQ#2
says
"Windows requires the installation of Cygwin"

--Konstantin

Aaron Kimball wrote:
> Hadoop requires a reasonable cygwin environment. bash, du, whoami, and
> the various coreutils and fileutils are all required.
> - Aaron
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> On Tue, Aug 4, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Zachary Gorden<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> While trying to use hadoop as a HDFS datanode on Windows, I ran into it
>> trying to use DU and excepting because it couldn't find it.  The Hadoop FAQ
>> claims that one can run Hadoop in just the Windows command prompt.  Does
>> HDFS have different constraints/need other stuff in order to actually make
>> use of Cygwin?
>>
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