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From Jothi Padmanabhan <joth...@yahoo-inc.com>
Subject Re: Throwing an IOException in Map, yet task does not fail
Date Fri, 06 Mar 2009 05:07:57 GMT
Just trying to understand this better, are you observing that the task,
which failed with the IOException, not getting marked as killed? If yes,
that does not look right...


On 3/6/09 8:12 AM, "Saptarshi Guha" <saptarshi.guha@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I have given a case where my mapper should fail. That is, based on a
> result it throws an exception
> if(res==0) throw new IOException("Error in code!, see stderr/out");
> ,
> When i go to the JobTracker website, e.g
> http://tracker.com:50030/jobdetails.jsp?jobid=job_200903051709_0024&refresh=30
> and click on one of the running tasks, I see an IOException in the
> errors column.
> But on the jobtracker page for the job, it doesn't fail - it stays in
> the running column , never moving to the failed/killed columns (not
> even after 10 minutes)
> Why so?
> Regards
> Saptarshi Guha

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