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From "Christopher Tubbs (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (ACCUMULO-1963) Rename metadata table ID (!0) so it doesn't have an exclamation point
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2013 18:30:36 GMT

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Christopher Tubbs updated ACCUMULO-1963:
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    Description: 
The table ID for the metadata table is problematic. The reserved character requires special
escaping in shells, like bash.

This was going to happen with ACCUMULO-1712, but would require some effort to upgrade and
test the root table, walogs, and HDFS paths, so this is going to be postponed and not completed
for 1.6.

The proposed new table ID is "{{+}}m", following the conventions of the root table, whose
ID is "{{+}}+r". ("{{+}}" can be used much more safely across filesystems and shells).

  was:
The table ID for the metadata table is problematic. The reserved character requires special
escaping in shells, like bash.

This was going to happen with ACCUMULO-1712, but would require some effort to upgrade and
test the root table, walogs, and HDFS paths, so this is going to be postponed and not completed
for 1.6.

The proposed new table ID is "+m", following the conventions of the root table, whose ID is
"+r". ("+" can be used much more safely across filesystems and shells).


> Rename metadata table ID (!0) so it doesn't have an exclamation point
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: ACCUMULO-1963
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ACCUMULO-1963
>             Project: Accumulo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Christopher Tubbs
>             Fix For: 1.7.0
>
>
> The table ID for the metadata table is problematic. The reserved character requires special
escaping in shells, like bash.
> This was going to happen with ACCUMULO-1712, but would require some effort to upgrade
and test the root table, walogs, and HDFS paths, so this is going to be postponed and not
completed for 1.6.
> The proposed new table ID is "{{+}}m", following the conventions of the root table, whose
ID is "{{+}}+r". ("{{+}}" can be used much more safely across filesystems and shells).



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