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From "Colin Patrick McCabe (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-9060) isSymlink returns false for link to non-existing file
Date Fri, 04 Oct 2013 02:04:42 GMT

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Colin Patrick McCabe updated HADOOP-9060:

    Issue Type: Sub-task  (was: Bug)
        Parent: HADOOP-10019

> isSymlink returns false for link to non-existing file
> -----------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-9060
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-9060
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>         Environment: Kubuntu 12.10 commons-io 2.4
>            Reporter: Daniel Bengtsson
> This problem showed when trying to use FileUtils.sizeOfDirectory() of a directory that
contained a symlink to a file that did not exist. I got the exception:
> java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: /tmp/test/link does not exist
> 	at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.sizeOf(FileUtils.java:2413)
> 	at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.sizeOfDirectory(FileUtils.java:2479)
> And /tmp/test/link is here linking to a file that do not exist.
> The trace comes from a unit test that looks like:
> assertTrue(FileUtils.sizeOfDirectory(new File("/tmp/test/")) > 0);
> I would expect that either isSymlink() reported true even though the link is to a file
that do not exist or sizeOfDirectory() should not bail out when encountering non-existing

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