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From Eli Collins <...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: HDFS Client under Windows
Date Fri, 09 Oct 2009 16:27:04 GMT
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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