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From "Chris Dyer" <redp...@umd.edu>
Subject Re: runtime exceptions not killing job
Date Tue, 18 Mar 2008 02:10:34 GMT
I've noticed this behavior as well in 16.0 with RuntimeExceptions in general.

Chris

On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Matt Kent <matt@persai.com> wrote:
> I recently upgraded from Hadoop 0.14.1 to 0.16.1. Previously in 0.14.1,
>  if a map or reduce task threw a runtime exception such as an NPE, the
>  task, and ultimately the job, would fail in short order. I was running
>  on job on my local 0.16.1 cluster today, and when the reduce tasks
>  started throwing NPEs, the tasks just hung. Eventually they timed out
>  and were killed, but is this expected behavior in 0.16.1? I'd prefer the
>  job to fail quickly if NPEs are being thrown.
>
>  Matt
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