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From Allen Wittenauer <awittena...@linkedin.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Abandon hdfsproxy HDFS contrib
Date Thu, 17 Feb 2011 21:26:54 GMT

On Feb 17, 2011, at 1:21 PM, Konstantin Shvachko wrote:

> hdfsproxy is a wrapper around hftpFileSystem (in its current state).
> So you can always replace hdfsproxy with hftpFileSystem.
> Also it uses pure FileSystem api, so it can successfully be maintained
> outside of hdfs.
> Therefore I am +1 removing it from hdfs/contrib.
> What is the use case for hdfsproxy anyways?

	A stable, secure http get interface for files.  (No, the normal web ui is not good enough.
 Think firewalls.).

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