>> The Hadoop FAQ claims that one can run Hadoop in just the Windows command prompt.
Which FAQ do you read?
"Windows requires the installation of Cygwin"
Aaron Kimball wrote:
> Hadoop requires a reasonable cygwin environment. bash, du, whoami, and
> the various coreutils and fileutils are all required.
> - Aaron
> 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?