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From "dhruba borthakur (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-5712) Namenode slowed down when many files with same filename were moved to Trash
Date Sun, 10 May 2009 10:43:45 GMT

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dhruba borthakur commented on HADOOP-5712:

The proposal of using the timestamp instead of a monotonically increasing number solves the
issue. However, it is not very user-friendly.  What do other filesystems that have a Trash
feature do in this case... the only other FS that I know of implements this feature uses the
monotonically increasing number instead of appending the timestamp. At present, it is very
easy to find out the last version of the file in Trash.

Another option would be to make the Trash client retrieve the contents of the Trash directory
and then scan what files pre-exist in the list. Also, this code is not fool-proof because
there is no atomicity between the exists and the rename. 

> Namenode slowed down when many files with same filename were moved to Trash
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-5712
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-5712
>             Project: Hadoop Core
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: dfs
>    Affects Versions: 0.18.3
>            Reporter: Koji Noguchi
>            Priority: Minor

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