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From "Habermaas, William" <William.Haberm...@fatwire.com>
Subject RE: Hadoop on windows with bat and ant scripts
Date Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:16:02 GMT
It is more than just getting away from shell script usage.  Hadoop invokes the BASH shell internally
to run commands like DF, DU, etc to perform operating system functions. CYGWIN is not intended
as a production platform and its BASH shell doesn't always work which becomes a problem for
Hadoop. 

Bill

-----Original Message-----
From: Raja Nagendra Kumar [mailto:Nagendra.Raja@tejasoft.com] 
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 1:38 AM
To: core-user@hadoop.apache.org
Subject: Hadoop on windows with bat and ant scripts


Hi,

I see hadoop would need unix (on windows with Cygwin) to run.
It would be much nice if Hadoop gets away from the shell scripts though
appropriate ant scripts or with java Admin Console kind of model. Then it
becomes lighter for development.

Are there any known plans or am I missing some thing..:)

Regards,
Raja Nagendra Kumar,
C.T.O
www.tejasoft.com
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