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From "Steve Loughran (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-12650) Document all of the secret env vars
Date Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:57:46 GMT

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Steve Loughran commented on HADOOP-12650:
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>From the slider kdiags code, those from UGI alone
{code}
new String[]{
      "HADOOP_JAAS_DEBUG",
      KRB5_CCNAME,
      HADOOP_USER_NAME,
      HADOOP_PROXY_USER,
      HADOOP_TOKEN_FILE_LOCATION,
    }) {
{code}

> Document all of the secret env vars
> -----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-12650
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-12650
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: scripts
>    Affects Versions: 3.0.0
>            Reporter: Allen Wittenauer
>            Priority: Blocker
>
> Over the years, developers have added all kinds of magical environment variables in the
Java code without any concern or thought about either a) documenting them or b) whether they
are already used by something else.  We need to update at least hadoop-env.sh to contain a
list of these env vars so that end users know that they are either private/unsafe and/or how
they can be used.
> Just one of many examples: HADOOP_JAAS_DEBUG.



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