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From Ritesh Kumar Singh <riteshoneinamill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Delete a folder name containing *
Date Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:26:09 GMT
what's the exact command you are using(with escape and quotes)?
And what's the output after execution?


On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 9:33 PM, hadoop hive <hadoophive@gmail.com> wrote:

> Move it to some tmp directory and delete parent directory.
> On Aug 20, 2014 4:23 PM, "praveenesh kumar" <praveenesh@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi team
>>
>> I am in weird situation where I have  following HDFS sample folders
>>
>> /data/folder/
>> /data/folder*
>> /data/folder_day
>> /data/folder_day/monday
>> /data/folder/1
>> /data/folder/2
>>
>> I want to delete /data/folder* without deleting its sub_folders. If I do
>> hadoop fs -rmr /data/folder* it will delete everything which I want to
>> avoid. I tried with escape character \ but HDFS FS shell is not taking it.
>> Any hints/tricks ?
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Praveenesh
>>
>

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