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From Amr Awadallah <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HDFS Client under Windows
Date Mon, 12 Oct 2009 09:22:01 GMT

unfortunately the hadoop code base (both client and server) have a lot 
of dependencies on unix-like commands, so the only way to make it work 
would be to rewrite it to remove all such dependencies, which is a major 

-- amr
> Hi Amr,
> I am planning to integrate the HDFS libraries into a program, which 
> runs on a variety of platforms. A major requirement is not to install 
> any tools, and to not use any form of virtualization or emulation. So 
> the base system is not touchable for me - I have to deal with what is 
> there. And that is only a JVM.
> So my need is to have a statement if the HDFS Libs runs on Windows or 
> not, it's bad if not, but that's ok also - I am just looking for a 
> definite answer to this problem.
> Thanks for the hint to Cloudera Desktop, but that is not solving my 
> problem sadly.
> HTH,
> Tobi
> Amr Awadallah schrieb:
>> another option is the "Cloudera Desktop", this way your windows users 
>> can just us a browser to upload and download files.
>> http://cloudera.com/desktop
>> -- amr

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