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Error in protobuf definitions
Hi folks

On line 228 of hadoop-hdfs-project/hadoop-hdfs/src/main/proto/NamenodeProtocol.proto, someone named a function using a reserved name:

  /**
   * Request to register a sub-ordinate namenode
   */
  rpc register(RegisterRequestProto) returns(RegisterResponseProto);
You cannot name a function "register" as this is a reserved word in other languages. As a result, attempts to compile the .proto file into C or C++ (or anything other than Java) fail. Can this function please be renamed to a non-reserved name?

Thanks
Ralph