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Re: sym Links in hadoop
act i have to access my archived hadoop har
 files thru http webhdfs normal files i am able to read thru http but once
my files are HAR archived i m not able to read it ...thts why creating a
symlink so tht the url remains same
On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 7:50 PM, Visioner Sadak <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> thanks dave its in hdfs only....any other methods of creating a symlink
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> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Dave Beech <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> Hi,
>> The FileUtil.symlink command does nothing more than call the unix "ln"
>> command, so it has no knowledge of how to work with Hadoop archive
>> files, only plain files and directories.
>> Is your archive on local disk, or in HDFS?
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
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>> On 8 October 2012 13:43, Visioner Sadak <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> > I tried using FileUtil class for creating a symlink within hadoop
>> actually i
>> > want to create a symlink for my har directory so my code looks like
>> >
>> > FileUtil.symLink("/user2/","har:///user/5oct2012.har")
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>> > but getting error like this
>> >
>> > org.apache.hadoop.fs.FileUtil
>> >  - Command 'ln -s /user2/ har://user/5oct2012.har/' failed 1 with: ln:
>> > target `har:///user/5oct2012.har/' is not a directory: No such file or
>> > directory
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>> > On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 12:13 PM, Visioner Sadak <
>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hello,
>> >>
>> >>           can we create symlinks within hadoop is ther any shell
>> commands
>> >> or can we do it thru java....
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