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From "Tobias N. Sasse" <t...@byte23.de>
Subject Re: HDFS Client under Windows
Date Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:41:56 GMT
Hey Eli,

no the requirement is plain native Windows :-/

Tobi

Eli Collins wrote:
> Hey Tobi,
>
> Could you run the client using cygwin?
>
> Thanks,
> Eli
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 12:30 AM, Tobias N. Sasse <tobi@byte23.de> wrote:
>   
>> Thanks for that Info!
>>
>> I have to work on the stable version, thus I need to know if this is
>> possible with the actual version (and if yes - which tweaks are necessary).
>>
>> What I figured out is that you can specify the user/group login name upfront
>> within the conf, thus the hdfs client does not have to execute any "whois"
>> command or unix specific stuff.
>>
>> So I guess if there is a patch it will be working with future releases. But
>> what about 0.18, 0.19 and 0.20?
>>
>> Thanks for all further input on that,
>>
>> Tobi
>>
>>
>> Jeff Hammerbacher wrote:
>>     
>>> Hey Tobi,
>>> Some folks from the Condor team at Wisconsin claimed to have this working
>>> (see https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-573), but never posted a
>>> patch. Perhaps you could contact them and see if they have the patch ready
>>> for public consumption?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Jeff
>>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 7:50 PM, Tobias N. Sasse <tobi@byte23.de> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>> Hey Guys,
>>>>
>>>> I am wondering if the HDFS Client Libs will run under Windows. I saw that
>>>> in the sourcecode you use some shell commands to determine which user is
>>>> running the client etc.
>>>>
>>>> Use-case is to have a Java App on Windows (XP, Server 2003 and upwards)
>>>> to
>>>> read files via the Filesystem API.
>>>>
>>>> If not, are there plans to implement that?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Tobi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         
>>>       
>>     
>
>   


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