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From "Suresh Srinivas (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-4209) Clean up FSDirectory and INode
Date Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:48:58 GMT

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Suresh Srinivas commented on HDFS-4209:

# FSDirectory.java - Reading the namenode cache threshold is moved? There is also call to
reset(). The need for this is not obvious to me.
# addToParentForImageLoading - I would use the same convention as currently exists unprotectedAddToParent().
While this may not be a great method name, at least it does not make the method name relevant
only for image loading. In the future the method may be used for something other than image
loading. Please update the javadoc to say, one example where this method is called is during
image loading...
# addToParentForImageLoading silently ignores failure to addChild to the parent. This is not
a code introduced by this patch. We should address this in a separate jira.
# FSDirectory.java changes could have been divided into smaller jiras. 
#* New methods for processing the last inode of inodesInPath could have been seaprate from
this jira. But given I have gone through the review you could leave it in this jira. Up to
#* If possible move the fixes where settimg parent's mtime correctly etc. into another jira.

# Instead of throwing generic IOException, we should throw specific exception in Inode*.valueOf()
methods. This could be done in another jira.

> Clean up FSDirectory and INode
> ------------------------------
>                 Key: HDFS-4209
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-4209
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: name-node
>            Reporter: Tsz Wo (Nicholas), SZE
>            Assignee: Tsz Wo (Nicholas), SZE
>            Priority: Minor
>         Attachments: h4209_20121118b.patch, h4209_20121118.patch, h4209_20121119.patch
> - FSDirectory.addToParent(..) is only used by image loading so that synchronization,
modification time update and space count update are not needed.
> - There are multiple places checking whether an inode is file by checking !isDirectory()
&& !isSymlink().  Let's add isFile() to INode.
> - In the addNode/addChild/addChildNoQuotaCheck methods, returning the same INode back
is not useful.  It is better to simply return a boolean to indicate whether the inode is added.
 Also, the value of childDiskspace parameter is always UNKNOWN_DISK_SPACE.

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