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From "Todd Lipcon (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (HADOOP-4707) Improvements to Hadoop Thrift bindings
Date Tue, 26 May 2009 00:51:45 GMT

     [ https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4707?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
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Todd Lipcon updated HADOOP-4707:
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    Status: Patch Available  (was: Open)

Marking as patch available, though Hudson is likely to fail building it since it requires
the new libthrift.jar, and the patch is gzipped since it was large. Tests pass for me. Since
the only modification to non-contrib is the addition of DatanodeID.getLongString(), and this
is currently blocking HADOOP-5840 (thrift contrib reorg) and through that, HADOOP-5703 (jobtracker/mapred
thrift), I'd really appreciate if someone could take a look at this (and HADOOP-5640 which
it depends on) ASAP.

> Improvements to Hadoop Thrift bindings
> --------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-4707
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-4707
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: contrib/thiftfs
>    Affects Versions: 0.20.0
>         Environment: Tested under Linux x86-64
>            Reporter: Carlos Valiente
>            Assignee: Todd Lipcon
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: all.diff, BlockManager.java, build_xml.diff, DefaultBlockManager.java,
DFSBlockManager.java, gen.diff, hadoop-4707-31c331.patch.gz, HADOOP-4707-55c046a.txt, hadoop-4707-6bc958.txt,
hadoop-4707-867f26.txt.gz, HADOOP-4707.diff, HADOOP-4707.patch, HADOOP-4707.patch, hadoopfs_thrift.diff,
hadoopthriftapi.jar, HadoopThriftServer.java, HadoopThriftServer_java.diff, hdfs.py, hdfs_py_venky.diff,
libthrift.jar, libthrift.jar, libthrift.jar, libthrift.jar
>
>
> I have made the following changes to hadoopfs.thrift:
> #  Added namespaces for Python, Perl and C++.
> # Renamed parameters and struct members to camelCase versions to keep them consistent
(in particular FileStatus{blockReplication,blockSize} vs FileStatus.{block_replication,blocksize}).
> # Renamed ThriftHadoopFileSystem to FileSystem. From the perspective of a Perl/Python/C++
user, 1) it is already clear that we're using Thrift, and 2) the fact that we're dealing with
Hadoop is already explicit in the namespace.  The usage of generated code is more compact
and (in my opinion) clearer:
> {quote}
>         *Perl*:
>         use HadoopFS;
>         my $client = HadoopFS::FileSystemClient->new(..);
>          _instead of:_
>         my $client = HadoopFS::ThriftHadoopFileSystemClient->new(..);
>         *Python*:
>         from hadoopfs import FileSystem
>         client = FileSystem.Client(..)
>         _instead of_
>         from hadoopfs import ThriftHadoopFileSystem
>         client = ThriftHadoopFileSystem.Client(..)
>         (See also the attached diff [^scripts_hdfs_py.diff] for the
>          new version of 'scripts/hdfs.py').
>         *C++*:
>         hadoopfs::FileSystemClient client(..);
>          _instead of_:
>         hadoopfs::ThriftHadoopFileSystemClient client(..);
> {quote}
> # Renamed ThriftHandle to FileHandle: As in 3, it is clear that we're dealing with a
Thrift object, and its purpose (to act as a handle for file operations) is clearer.
> # Renamed ThriftIOException to IOException, to keep it simpler, and consistent with MalformedInputException.
> # Added explicit version tags to fields of ThriftHandle/FileHandle, Pathname, MalformedInputException
and ThriftIOException/IOException, to improve compatibility of existing clients with future
versions of the interface which might add new fields to those objects (like stack traces for
the exception types, for instance).
> Those changes are reflected in the attachment [^hadoopfs_thrift.diff].
> Changes in generated Java, Python, Perl and C++ code are also attached in [^gen.diff].
They were generated by a Thrift checkout from trunk
> ([http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/thrift/trunk/]) as of revision
> 719697, plus the following Perl-related patches:
> * [https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-190]
> * [https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-193]
> * [https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-199]
> The Thrift jar file [^libthrift.jar] built from that Thrift checkout is also attached,
since it's needed to run the Java Thrift server.
> I have also added a new target to src/contrib/thriftfs/build.xml to build the Java bindings
needed for org.apache.hadoop.thriftfs.HadoopThriftServer.java (see attachment [^build_xml.diff]
and modified HadoopThriftServer.java to make use of the new bindings (see attachment [^HadoopThriftServer_java.diff]).
> The jar file [^lib/hadoopthriftapi.jar] is also included, although it can be regenerated
from the stuff under 'gen-java' and the new 'compile-gen' Ant target.
> The whole changeset is also included as [^all.diff].

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