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From Amr Awadallah <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HDFS Client under Windows
Date Sat, 10 Oct 2009 08:28:07 GMT

cygwin is both plain and native to windows :)

I have the client working just fine with cygwin.

-- amr

Tobias N. Sasse wrote:
> 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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