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From Dennis Kubes <nutch-...@dragonflymc.com>
Subject Re: Configuration policy
Date Tue, 20 Jun 2006 17:51:43 GMT
For what I have looked at there isn't a time when mapred-default.xml 
would get red where hadoop-site.xml would not.  I am not 100% sure on 
this but I know that we don't use the mapred-default.xml file and 
haven't had any problems.

Dennis

Paul Sutter wrote:
> Speaking of configuration, is there any clear definition for the 
> purpose of
> mapred-default.xml? My understanding is that its an alternate, misnamed,
> site-local configuration, but we're not sure what to do with it.
>
> Right now, we make all of our changes to hadoop-site.xml, then copy that
> file to mapred-default.xml because we've heard that sometimes, that file
> gets checked instead of hadoop-site.xml.
>
> Any help appreciated
>
> Paul
>
>
> On 6/20/06, Benjamin Reed <breed@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>>
>> I ran into the same problem. Part of the patch for Issue 303 addresses
>> this.
>>
>> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-303
>>
>> ben
>>
>> On Tuesday 20 June 2006 05:03, Philippe Gassmann wrote:
>> > Hi everybody,
>> >
>> > I'm a new hadoop user, and I would like to know if it's possible to 
>> use
>> > a file in the filesystem as a site config file :
>> > eg : in /etc/hadoop/hadoop-site.xml i have my configuration file, 
>> and I
>> > want to tell to Hadoop to use it but I cannot find how to do this.
>> > By reading the Hadoop code (Configuration.java), i guess that it is
>> > impossible.
>> >
>> > So here is my question : Why do not add a method
>> > Configuration.addFinalResource(File) and
>> > Configuration.addDefaultResource(File) in the Configuration.java 
>> file ?
>>
>

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