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From Colin McCabe <cmcc...@alumni.cmu.edu>
Subject Re: libhdfs on windows
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:24:01 GMT
Hi Peter,

This might be a good question for hdfs-dev?

As Harsh pointed out below, HDFS-573 was never committed.  I don't
even see a patch attached, although there is some discussion.

In the mean time, might I suggest using the webhdfs interface on
Windows?  webhdfs was intended as a stable REST interface that can be
accessed from any platform.


On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 7:19 AM, Peter Marron
<Peter.Marron@trilliumsoftware.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been looking at using libhdfs and I would like to use it on windows.
> I have found HDFS-573 and the information on this page:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-573?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
> which suggests that quite a lot of work was done on this way back in 2009.
> So is there some source from this effort retained somewhere? If so, where?
> Or do I have to start from scratch? Apologies if this has already been asked recently.
> Any help appreciated.
> Peter Marron

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