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From "Eli Collins (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-6536) FileUtil.fullyDelete(dir) behavior is not defined when we pass a symlink as the argument
Date Wed, 03 Feb 2010 18:53:27 GMT

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Eli Collins commented on HADOOP-6536:
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+1 Ravi's proposal. I would also add that fullyDelete should delete dangling links (it currently
does but we should add a test). The current behavior is due to java making it difficult to
identify symlinks.

> FileUtil.fullyDelete(dir) behavior is not defined when we pass a symlink as the argument
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-6536
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-6536
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: fs
>            Reporter: Amareshwari Sriramadasu
>             Fix For: 0.22.0
>
>
> FileUtil.fullyDelete(dir) deletes contents of sym-linked directory when we pass a symlink.
If this is the behavior, it should be documented as so. 
> Or it should be changed not to delete the contents of the sym-linked directory.

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