On Mar 24, 2011, at 8:31 AM, Harsh J wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Keith Wiley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Thanks. Actually, I think that with reference to the passage I quoted in my first post, the unstated intent was to simply do a system() call and invoke "hadoop fs -get" or "hadoop fs -copyToLocal".
> Some would consider that a bit ugly in C/C++, but its almost the same
> thing I guess. For shell programs passed to streaming though, its a
> good solution.
I agree. I like the API you found. I was just saying that after posting my question, all references I found online that seemed to address that passage in the docs described the solution I then posted, that of directly invoking "hadoop get".
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