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From Akira AJISAKA <ajisa...@oss.nttdata.co.jp>
Subject Re: Text cmd in webhdfs
Date Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:17:11 GMT
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Hi Nikita,

I'm personally very interested in the functionality!
Please create a issue on ASF JIRA and attach your patch.

Here is the documentation of creating a patch and attaching it.
http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HowToContribute

Thanks,
Akira

(2014/04/25 2:09), Nikita Makeev wrote:
> In my company we're using webhdfs a lot. One of usage pattern is exporting
> files from hdfs to external systems which was done before webhdfs by
> calling 'hadoop fs -text' to local filesystem and then transferring to
> final destination. We're using 'text' because of storing data on hdfs in
> sequence files and our external systems can't read them. We find webhdfs
> very handy, particularly because of very little overhead for starting up
> compared to 'hadoop fs', so we made a patch to make datanode capable of
> doing 'text' via webhdfs. Though I think our usage pattern is hardly
> common, I still asking the community, is there any interest in such
> functionality.
>
> SY,
>
>    Nikita Makeev
>


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