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Re: Symbolic Links in HDFS
Hi Stuti,

Unfortunately I do not know the answer to that question.  I'd suggest contacting the author of the patches.

On Nov 29, 2011, at 11:13 PM, Stuti Awasthi wrote:

> Hi Daryn,
> Thanks. I also wanted to know that is the patch " symlink41-hdfs" is the final patch which I can apply in Hadoop?
> -Stuti
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daryn Sharp [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 12:11 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Stuti Awasthi
> Subject: Re: Symbolic Links in HDFS
> No, this will not provide symlink support to FsShell.  The shell is not yet using FileContext although adding the support is planned.
> Daryn
> On Nov 28, 2011, at 10:37 PM, Stuti Awasthi wrote:
>> HI all,
>> Any thoughts on this ??
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stuti Awasthi
>> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 2:45 PM
>> Subject: Symbolic Links in HDFS
>> Hi Friends,
>> I wanted to use symbolic links in HDFS for my application. I found "https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-245" in Jira for symbolic links.
>> I wanted to know that should I apply "symlink41-hdfs" patch in Hadoop. Currently I am using Hadoop 0.20.2.
>> Other thing I wanted to know that is this functionality is provided to fs shell i.e. after I apply this patch, will I be able to create symbolic links via shell commands .
>> Thanks
>> StutiRegards,
>> Stuti Awasthi
>> HCL Comnet Systems and Services Ltd
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