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From Noah Watkins <jayh...@soe.ucsc.edu>
Subject Re: FileSystem contract of listStatus
Date Wed, 02 Nov 2011 23:57:32 GMT
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eli Collins" <eli@cloudera.com>
> RawLocalFileSystem uses Java's File#list which has "no guarantee that
> the name strings in the resulting array will appear in any specific
> order; they are not, in particular, guaranteed to appear in
> alphabetical order.", however the FSContractBaseTest isn't run against
> local file systems which is why it probably never came up.

Thanks Eli. We are cleaning up the unit tests for Ceph and the unit tests
use an emulation layer built on top of the local FS. We ran into this ordering
issue. Getting a fix to this would be nice.


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