On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 3:23 AM, Keith Wiley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Is there a particularly good reason for why the "hadoop fs" command supports
> -cat and -tail, but not -head?
> Keith Wiley [EMAIL PROTECTED] keithwiley.com
> "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with
> sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use."
> -- Galileo Galilei
Tail is needed to be done efficiently but head you can just do
yourself. Most people probably use
hadoop dfs -cat file | head -5.