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From Todd Lipcon <t...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: What framework Hadoop uses for daemonizing?
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2010 21:31:41 GMT
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 1:21 PM, Stas Oskin <stas.oskin@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Todd.
> Hadoop doesn't daemonize itself. The shell scripts use nohup and a lot
>> of bash code to achieve a similar idea.
> Was there any design decision behind this approach?

It long predates my involvement in the project. In fact, it predates
Hadoop itself - it got inherited from Nutch long ago.

I vaguely recall a JIRA about using jsvc for Hadoop - if you search
around I bet you can turn it up.


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