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From "Sameer Paranjpye (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Assigned: (HADOOP-431) default behaviour of dfsShell -rm should resemble 'rm -i', not 'rm -rf'
Date Thu, 31 Aug 2006 18:38:24 GMT
     [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-431?page=all ]

Sameer Paranjpye reassigned HADOOP-431:
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    Assignee: Wendy Chien

> default behaviour of dfsShell -rm should resemble 'rm -i', not 'rm -rf'
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-431
>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-431
>             Project: Hadoop
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: dfs
>    Affects Versions: 0.5.0
>            Reporter: Yoram Arnon
>         Assigned To: Wendy Chien
>             Fix For: 0.6.0
>
>
> when using hadoop dfs -rm <path> the behaviour is like that of rm -rf.
> That's very dangerous.
> A better behaviour would require a confirmation and allow removal of files only by default.
Optional flags would allow recursive and forced deleted.

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