Good point. Please file a jira to add the new key to the deprecation warning. Thanks.
On May 22, 2012, at 12:52 AM, Subroto wrote:
> Though this question may relate to Hadoop-Common project but, I faced the concern while working with MR.
> The current version of Hadoop deprecates many keys but, takes care of adding the new keys to the configuration accordingly.
> For the end user only logs are there which indicates the key is deprecated and the message also suggests the new key to be used.
> I was thinking; there should be an API/Utility which could probably provide the new key information when called with old key.
> Using this API the user can judge in runtime to use the old key or new key.
> Currently the Configuration provides an API only to check whether a key is deprecated or not but, doesn't provides a way to get the corresponding new key.
> Subroto Sanyal
Arun C. Murthy