Xu Haiti 2013-06-03, 07:03
-Re: Does libhdfs c/c++ api support read/write compressed file
Michael Segel 2013-06-03, 14:04
Silly question... then what's meant by the native libraries when you talk about compression?
On Jun 3, 2013, at 5:27 AM, Harsh J <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hi Xu,
> HDFS is data agnostic. It does not currently care about what form the
> data of the files are in - whether they are compressed, encrypted,
> serialized in format-x, etc..
> There are hadoop-common APIs that support decompressing of supported
> codecs, but there are no C/C++ level implementations of these (though
> you may use JNI). You will have to write/use your own
> decompress/compress code for files.
> On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 12:33 PM, Xu Haiti <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I have found somebody talks libhdfs does not support read/write gzip file at
>> about 2010.
>> I download the newest hadoop-2.0.4 and read hdfs.h. There is also no
>> compressing arguments.
>> Now I am wondering if it supports reading compressed file now?
>> If it not, how can I make a patch for the libhdfs and make it work?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Best Regards
> Harsh J