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From Harsh J <ha...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: libhdfs on windows
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2012 14:34:20 GMT

The JIRA you reference wasn't committed and has gone stale over the
past two years now. Its additions are not included in current releases
or in trunk today, unfortunately, since the patch in question itself
was not contributed back. However, the problems they describe seem to
be trivial and in-the-way-of-compile-on-platform type. You could take
a shot.

Know that there are currently two branches branch-1-win (for the 1.x
maintenance release line) and branch-trunk-win (the branch closer to
trunk) that target getting Hadoop to run on Windows-based platforms.

However, per [1] and [2] history views, neither of these seem to have
targeted specific work yet to have the libhdfs working, or maybe it
just works as it is (I've not tested personally) and hence no one has
fixed anything on those sets of files.

[1] - http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/common/branches/branch-1-win/src/c%2B%2B/libhdfs/
[2] - http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/hadoop/common/branches/branch-trunk-win/hadoop-hdfs-project/hadoop-hdfs/src/main/native/libhdfs/

On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 7:49 PM, 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

Harsh J

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