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From "Mingliang Liu (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (HADOOP-14236) S3Guard: S3AFileSystem::rename() should move non-listed sub-directory entries in metadata store
Date Sat, 25 Mar 2017 00:09:41 GMT

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Mingliang Liu updated HADOOP-14236:
    Status: Patch Available  (was: Open)

> S3Guard: S3AFileSystem::rename() should move non-listed sub-directory entries in metadata
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HADOOP-14236
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-14236
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: fs/s3
>            Reporter: Mingliang Liu
>            Assignee: Mingliang Liu
>            Priority: Critical
>         Attachments: HADOOP-14236-HADOOP-13345.000.patch
> After running integration test {{ITestS3AFileSystemContract}}, I found the following
items are not cleaned up in DynamoDB:
> {code}
> parent=/mliu-s3guard/user/mliu/s3afilesystemcontract/testRenameDirectoryAsExisting/dir,
> parent=/mliu-s3guard/user/mliu/s3afilesystemcontract/testRenameDirectoryAsExistingNew/newdir/subdir,
> {code}
> At first I thought it’s similar to [HADOOP-14226] or [HADOOP-14227], and we need to
be careful when cleaning up test data.
> Then I found it’s a bug(?) in the code of integrating S3Guard with S3AFileSystem: for
rename we miss sub-directory items to put (dest) and delete (src). The reason is that in S3A,
we delete those fake directory objects if they are not necessary, e.g. non-empty. So when
we list the objects to rename, the object summaries will only return _file_ objects. This
has two consequences after rename:
> #  there will be left items for src path in metadata store - left-overs will confuse
{{get(Path)}} which should return null
> # we are not persisting the whole subtree for dest path to metadata store - this will
break the DynamoDBMetadataStore invariant: _if a path exists, all its ancestors will also
exist in the table_.
> Existing tests are not complaining about this though. If this is a real bug, let’s
address it here.

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