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From "Allen Wittenauer (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HADOOP-6783) Rename core-* configuration files to common-*
Date Fri, 21 May 2010 18:13:21 GMT

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Allen Wittenauer commented on HADOOP-6783:
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While splitting the config may have made things easier for devs (maybe? is there any evidence
that having xxx-xxx.xml did?), it would be MUCH easier from an ops and end user perspective
if this was one big file again. Pushing around 3 files instead of 1 adds extra coordination
and esp confusion for new users.  [I've lost track of how many times users tried to connect
the hdfs client to the nn web ui port.]

If we want to retain the semi-autonomy, we could make stanzas for each project.



> Rename core-* configuration files to common-*
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-6783
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-6783
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: conf
>            Reporter: Chris Douglas
>             Fix For: 0.21.0
>
>
> To reflect the name of the project, the {{core-site.xml}} and {{core-default.xml}} configuration
files should be renamed to {{common-}} and the references in documentation (including javadoc)
should be updated. Compatibility should be maintained, with a warning.

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