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From Konstantin Shvachko <...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: release 0.1
Date Thu, 30 Mar 2006 01:43:42 GMT
Just one thing. Let's do it as Doug proposed earlier
hadoop dfs -check
This is a good piece of code, but too far from what the real
fsck should do to deserve the name :-)
I mean sooner or later somebody will write a real fsck, and we will have
to call it something else.

Andrzej Bialecki wrote:

> Doug Cutting wrote:
>> Andrzej Bialecki wrote:
>>> I would like to commit DFSck before the release, if that's ok.
>> That sounds fine to me.
>> This week, pre-release, we should be careful: (1) not to make changes 
>> that might destabilize things; and (2) we should not add new public 
>> APIs that have not been well-vetted, since once these are in a 
>> released version it will be harder to modify them.  But DFSck is 
>> primarily a new class that prints something informative, right?  So 
>> it shouldn't break anything, and it doesn't add any public API other 
>> than DFSck().main(), right?  (I can't get through to Jira right now...)
> Right, it doesn't touch anything in the API, just adds a shortcut 
> "hadoop fsck" to bin/hadoop.

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