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Re: Symbolic Links in HDFS
Daryn Sharp 2011-11-29, 18:40
No, this will not provide symlink support to FsShell.  The shell is not yet using FileContext although adding the support is planned.

Daryn
On Nov 28, 2011, at 10:37 PM, Stuti Awasthi wrote:

> HI all,
> Any thoughts on this ??
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stuti Awasthi
> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 2:45 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Symbolic Links in HDFS
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> Hi Friends,
> I wanted to use symbolic links in HDFS for my application. I found "https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-245" in Jira for symbolic links.
>
> I wanted to know that should I apply "symlink41-hdfs" patch in Hadoop. Currently I am using Hadoop 0.20.2.
> Other thing I wanted to know that is this functionality is provided to fs shell i.e. after I apply this patch, will I be able to create symbolic links via shell commands .
>
> Thanks
> StutiRegards,
> Stuti Awasthi
> HCL Comnet Systems and Services Ltd
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