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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: Backwards compatibility of FileSystem interface.
Date Fri, 31 May 2013 10:09:23 GMT
Jay, this is is more a common-dev question, as it goes beyond hdfs

On 31 May 2013 02:07, Jay Vyas <jayunit100@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi :
>
> Are FileSystem interfaces gauranteed to retain semantics of the old
> FileSystem contract?
>

retain the explicit semantics, yes. Implementations may change some
implementation details which may becomes visible


>
> Im noticing that the new FileSystem uses the "CreateFlag" class, which
> older ones did not, and I'm wondering wether the deprecation of some
> FileSystem methods (i.e. createNonRecursive) will eventually be entirely
> phased out.
>
> This is in reference to some issues with HBASE and the createNonRecursive
> implementation which varies across different hadoop versions.
>
>
can you point to the JIRAs? I presume they are append related?


> --
> Jay Vyas
> http://jayunit100.blogspot.com
>

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