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From "Colin Patrick McCabe (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HDFS-7018) Implement C interface for libhdfs3
Date Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:33:15 GMT

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Colin Patrick McCabe commented on HDFS-7018:
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bq. This brings up a good point. Should we ensure that the C++ API is exception-free first
and revisit this jira? Otherwise the binding has to wrap every single function with catch(...).

+1 for making the C++ API exception-free.

However, I don't think we should wait for that to happen before doing this JIRA.  Another
thing to consider is that even if the API never throws an exception, standard C++ libraries
can throw exceptions.  The C++ runtime itself can throw exceptions like the out-of-memory
exceptions.  So we would still need the {{catch (...)}} in all the C functions in any case.

> Implement C interface for libhdfs3
> ----------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HDFS-7018
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HDFS-7018
>             Project: Hadoop HDFS
>          Issue Type: Sub-task
>          Components: hdfs-client
>            Reporter: Zhanwei Wang
>            Assignee: Zhanwei Wang
>         Attachments: HDFS-7018-pnative.002.patch, HDFS-7018.patch
>
>
> Implement C interface for libhdfs3



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