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From Doug Cutting <cutt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Determining "Hidden" Files in Hadoop
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2008 17:11:41 GMT
Lincoln Ritter wrote:
> Is there a defined standard for hidden files or a public interface for
> determining file visibility?

MapReduce's FileInputFormat, and its many subclasses, ignore files and 
directories whose names begin with either "." or "_".  However FsShell's 
'ls' and 'lsr' commands do not currently hide any files, nor do any 
other parts of Hadoop, so far as I can recall.

Doug

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