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From "Vidur Goyal" <vi...@students.iiit.ac.in>
Subject overwriting a file in hdfs
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2010 13:50:22 GMT

Whenever i overwrite a file in hdfs , the block ID's are changed. Old
blocks are neither listed in .Trash or anywhere in the hdfs. Can somebody
explain what happens to the old blocks.


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