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From "Harsh J (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-9023) HttpFs is too restrictive on usernames
Date Fri, 09 Nov 2012 19:30:12 GMT

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Harsh J commented on HADOOP-9023:

That makes sense and is also more relaxed than the current matcher I think.
> HttpFs is too restrictive on usernames
> --------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-9023
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9023
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>            Reporter: Harsh J
> HttpFs tries to use UserProfile.USER_PATTERN to match all usernames before a doAs impersonation
function. This regex is too strict for most usernames, as it disallows any special character
at all. We should relax it more or ditch needing to match things there.
> WebHDFS currently has no such limitations.

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